Test / Terms Date: 10/25/2012
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10/24/2012
Objective: Discuss how what makes someone "attractive" to someone else, and how biology contributes to our attraction to other people.



Video similar to the activity that we did in class:


What do men find attractive?


What do women find attractive?


Symmetry


Lookism




10/23/2012
Objective: Determine what makes a person likely to help another person in distress, and what makes a person less likely to help another person in distress. Also introduce the concept of the mere-exposure effect.












10/22/2012
Objective: Participate in a social trap exercise to see how both sides lose when each seeks to pursue their own self-interest, and examine mirror-image perceptions.




10/18/2012 (Substitute)
Objective: Explain the scope and importance of Sharif's "Robber's Cave" experiment.

Classroom reading and form to complete:



Homework assigned, due Tuesday, October 23rd


10/17/2012 (5th period only - PSAT's administered today in the AM.)
Objective: Examine our own implicit attitudes toward race by completing Harvard's implicit attitudes test.

Implicit attitudes test


10/16/2012
Objective: Examine the role of biology and environment in aggression



NBA Brawl - Frustration-Aggression principle


Do the Right Thing Trailer


Taken by force - "rape myth"


10/15/2012
Objective: Examine overt and subtle racism, and weigh the effects of one compared to the other.



Classwork - Racism's Cognitive Toll for classroom grade

Implicit attitudes test





10/12/2012
Objective: Use theoretical knowledge on prejudice from the textbook and apply it to a simulated "naturalistic observation" of a 3rd grade classroom through the documentary "A Class Divided."



Video - parts 4 and 5 here

Stereotype Threat


10/11/2012
Objective: Use theoretical knowledge on prejudice from the textbook and apply it to a simulated "naturalistic observation" of a 3rd grade classroom through the documentary "A Class Divided."


Video - parts 1,2 and 3 here

10/10/2012
Objective: Assess understand of the first half of the social psychology chapter in class. Expand upon our understanding of group influence on the individual.



10/9/2012
Objective: Students will understand the 5 forms of social influence and be able to relate them to their lives.

- reading pages to 657-661 is recommended to support the powerpoint

- due tomorrow, 10/10





10/8/2012 (Substitute)
Objective: Compare conformity to obedience, and consider an alternative assessment of the classic Milgram experiment.

- Completed in class and turned in for a grade.



- Complete at home if not completed in class.


10/5/2012
Objective: Examine Milgram's obedience study and compare obedience to conformity as two different types of social influence.












10/4/2012
Objective: Differentiate between normative and informational social influence, and their role in conformity.



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10/3/2012
Objective: Examine the Stanford Prison Experiment and Kurt Lewin's experiment about styles of authority to determine the importance of situational forces on the behavior of groups.







10/2/2012
Objective: Clarify the concept of cognitive dissonance and identify the explicit and implicit methods of social influence.





10/1/2012
Objective: Analyze the customary approach to attributing reasons for actions of ourselves and others. Do we judge our actions in the same manner that we judge the actions of others?



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