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What’s Going On…

-Fill out “6 Things” you are working on this week and don’t forget to blog

-ACT Math Prep:  M,W,F

-Reading Group “The Color Purple” to page 39 for Tuesday afternoon the 5th

-Individual Reading Group check-ins early this week

-Psychology #12 assignment on the blog

-Fury and Furry mtg tomorrow at 10:00

-“Island of the Blue Dolphins” mtg. to wrap-up book on Wednesday at 10:00, “The One and Only Ivan” is our next book.

-Podcasting class is on Wednesday at 1:00 – have your ideas ready

-Friday morning we will have chemistry (advance questions to be posted to blog)

-Advanced writers meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) in the afternoon

Audio reflections this week: Solo, Nigel, Lola, Leo, Finn, Braden, Henry, and Will

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Psychology

Psychology: Lecture 12

Watch:
Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Emotions, Part II

Read:
Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), pp. 68-75, 212-223, 522-527

Ekman, Paul. “Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life.” The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 245-254

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Psychology

Cognitive Biases and Heuristics

Pick one or more cognitive biases and heuristics to research and be prepared to tell about your bias on Friday.

Put your selection in this spreadsheet
20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decisions – Mental Floss
List of Cognitive Biases – Wikipedia
Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic – Designhacks.co

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Psychology

Psychology Lecture 10

Watch
Lecture 10: Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Evolution and Rationality

Read

Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), pp. 61-68, 345-351

Pinker, Steven. “How the Mind Works.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 39-44

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Psychology

Psychology :: Lecture 9 :: Evolution, Emotion, and Reason

Watch
Lecture 9 :: Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Love

Read

Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), pp. 456-458

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Psychology

Psychology: Lecture : Language (pt 2) and Vision, Memory

Watch
Lecture 7: Conscious of the Present; Conscious of the Past: Language (cont.); Vision and Memory

Read
Hoffman, Donald D. “Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 81-90

Hughes, Howard C. “Sensory Exotica: A World Beyond Human Experience.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 91-95

Schacter, Daniel L. “Searching for Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 165-176

Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), chapters 8 and 9

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Psychology

Psychology Lecture 6: Language

Watch Lecture 6: How Do We Communicate?: Language in the Brain, Mouth and the Hands

Read Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), chapter 11

Pinker, Steven. “The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 97-107

Baker, Mark C. “The Atoms of Language: The Mind’s Hidden Rules of Grammar.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 108-114

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Psychology

Psychology : Lecture 5 : Cognitive Development

Watch/Listen
What is it like to be a baby? The development of thought.

Read
Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), chapter 11

Gopnik, Alison, Patricia Kuhl, and Andrew Meltzoff. “The Scientist in the Crib: Minds, Brains, and How Children Learn.” InThe Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 146-153

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Psychology

Psychology Lecture 4 : Skinner

We will not be meeting Thursdays at 1pm to discuss the week’s lecture and reading. If you would like to watch the lecture together we can set aside Tuesdays at 1pm for that but if everyone is ok with watching the lectures on their own, we can skip that and just plan on meeting Thursdays.

For this Thursday (in order of importance. The first two are the most important. The other two readings are less important)

Watch —> Lecture 4 https://oyc.yale.edu/psychology/psyc-110/lecture-4

Read —> Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), chapter 4

Read —> Chomsky, Noam. “A Review of B. F. Skinner’s Verbal Behavior.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 129-137

Read —>Watson, John B. and Rosalie Rayner. “Conditional Emotional Reactions.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 117-129

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Psychology

Psychology :: Lecture 4 :: Skinner

This week’s lecture and readings will look at Behaviorism and BF Skinner. Please watch the lecture and read the readings in preparation for our discussion on Tuesday. 

Gray, Peter. Psychology (5th edition), chapter 4

Chomsky, Noam. “A Review of B. F. Skinner’s Verbal Behavior.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 129-137

Watson, John B. and Rosalie Rayner. “Conditional Emotional Reactions.” In The Norton Psychology Reader. Edited by Gary Marcus. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. pp. 117-129