This can be used as an icebreaker activity or as part of the memory section of the Cognition unit in Psychology or AP Psychology.
Students are allowed to view a picture for three minutes that depicts a crime scene and try to memorize as much as
This activity can be used as an ice-breaker or as part of the cognition and language unit in Psychology or AP Psychology as a demonstration of problem-solving.
Students are placed into the role of a person during the zombie apocalypse and are given
The film "A Beautiful Mind" fits in with a Disorders and Therapy unit in a Psychology or AP Psychology or along with many other courses as well. This worksheet helps students apply what they've learned to the film--positive and negative symptoms,
Students conduct internet research to determine new classification and categorization of psychological disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders, aka the DSM-V.
Helpful website links are included to help students get
This is a webquest meant to help students discover the location and functions of the brain along with exploring the latest research in brain development. It can be used with any Biology, Psychology, or AP Psychology course.
Students are asked to
After learning about the operant conditioning process, students complete this worksheet in a Psychology/AP Psychology class to practice application of the learning process. There are twenty-five problems in total, and they are all unique real-world
This worksheet is meant to accompany showing the film "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" at the conclusion of the Personality unit in a Psychology or AP Psychology class. Students pick one of the main characters (Charlie, Sam, or Patrick) and apply
This survey is designed to be used during a motivation and emotion unit in an AP Psychology or Psychology course. Students take a 15 question survey that measures whether they rank low, moderate, or high in their Needs for Achievement, Power, and
Students engage in a partner activity to demonstrate the effects of operant conditioning, specifically positive reinforcement and positive punishment.
Student A's job is to teach Student B to begin sentences with a certain word (they pick the word;
This is a webquest designed for a Psychology or AP Psychology course during the Testing and Individual Differences unit.
The webquest has two parts. The first page asks students to read and report on a variety of research regarding topics in the
This project is meant to be used during a motivation, emotion, and stress unit in a Psychology or AP Psychology course. Students use the internet (and their own music knowledge) to look up songs containing lyrics which explain/talk about various
Contains a PowerPoint presentation covering the nervous system. This PP can be used for a Biology, Psychology, or AP Psychology class.
The PowerPoint is HIGHLY animated and is designed to capture student attention. Each slide has transitions along
Contains a PowerPoint presentation covering the topics of consciousness and sleep. This PP can be used for a Psychology or AP Psychology class.
The PowerPoint is HIGHLY animated and is designed to capture student attention. Each slide has
This is a webquest meant to help students learn and review information regarding sleeping and dreaming.
Students are asked to visit a variety of websites to perform the following tasks: test their reaction speed based on drowsiness, take a sleep
Study guide contains a unit schedule of days and reading assignments (modifiable for your class), a list of key questions and objectives, entertaining questions to help students reinforce material, and a list of key terminology. The currently
This is a sample IQ test. It is NOT meant to be an official IQ exam but rather expose students to the types of questions typically seen on modern day intelligence exams.
There are forty (40) questions spread across 8 pages, consisting of a variety
Students create a 1920s-style advertisement featuring a popular product of the time period. Students are given a list of possible products and have to create an advertisement that focused on the qualities of the 1920s.
After creating their
Students use the PBS website to learn more about the American Revolutionary War. Webquest includes examining a timeline of the war, learning about the Boston Tea Party, reading about the Battle of Yorktown, finding out about the daily life of the
This assignment is meant to be used as an application opportunity for students after they learn about the various perspectives of psychology (biological, evolutionary, psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral, social-cultural,
This activity is meant to be used during the Cognition unit in a Psychology or AP Psychology course.
After learning about memory, students complete a memory map. They are asked to draw pictures and describe sixteen (16) memories of theirs from