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Welcome to A.P. Psychology
Is AP Psychology Right for YOU? Advanced Placement Intensive Covers 16 chapters + prologue –Reading –Writing –Discussion –Demonstrations –Projects –Presentations –Assignments –Midterms and Finals
Whats in it for you? On the last day of this class, you will know SO much more about yourself than you do right now! Learn about yourself and others. Apply what you learn to REAL LIFE! AP Credit –84% average pass rate (13 years)
Studies in MEMORY indicate that we retain (remember): 10% of what we READ 20% of what we HEAR 30% of what we SEE and HEAR 70% of what we SAY 90% of what we DO and SAY
Supplies/Disclosure Book – Homework Study Guide – Homework (CCN) 3-ring Binder 5 Dividers Spiral Notebook Pen – You get your own 5 th color! Hi-Liter
Cell Phones/Electronics Bins All of Us Participation Checks Research! Remind 101: –Text (801) –Respond with FULL NAME
David Meyers Psychology
To Learn Optimally We Must: Shift Up –to cerebral cortex How? –Calm down the stress response –Laugh –Smile –Slow down… hurry = stress And…….
ENERGIZE! Blood, Oxygen, and glucose (SUGAR) fuel the brain. When we sit for a long time, what happens? How often do you have to MOVE? 20 – 20 Rule – 20 seconds, every 20 minutes * More often for younger people
Calendar/Reading Stay up on readings! Quiz each time CCN due. CCN Instructions Vocabulary List Top 100 Samples
Due Date Reminders See Calendar See Website September 4 th –Notebook Check –Name Assignment –Disclosure Signature Form
2011 Exam Pre – Test Follow the instructions Due WEDNESDAY!!