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Psychology
Course Number:
134
Credit(s):
0.5
Grade:
11, 12  
Required:
elective, partially fulfills Senior Social
Prerequisite:
consent of principal
Instructor:
Schoephoerster
Grad Standard(s):
Social Science Process
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Necessary Materials:
Notebook, notebook for current events, pens/pencils, highlighters, & a three ring binder, you will be putting class materials in this binder throughout the quarter
Textbook: Psychology in Modules by David Meyers
Various texts will be used from book excerpts, articles and videos.

Course objectives:
By the end of the course, students will:
Explain the biological processes involved in human thought.
Describe the cognitive processes that contribute to everyday experiences.
Describe the variation in development and psychological factors that contribute to individual behavior, personality and more.
Conduct a limited psychological study and understand psychological research methods.

Topics covered:
History of psychology, research strategies, psychological disorders, the brain, social psychology, memory, consciousness, learning, personality and human development.

This class will be taught like a college course. There will be independent reading, discussion and writing. It is imperative that students stay on top of assigned readings.


Documents associated with the class:

Psychology Syllabus
WWG Class Info