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  • 1.Developing Responsible and Autonomous Learners: A Key to Motivating Students
    Research has shown that motivation is related to whether or not students have opportunities to be autonomous and to make important academic choices. Having choices allows children to feel that they have control or ownership over their own learning. This, in turn, helps them develop a sense of responsibility and self-motivation.
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  • 2.Activity 2.4: Relating Body Temperature and Circadian Rhythms
    Students rate themselves on an alertness scale each time a temperature reading is recorded, examining how a psychological variable fluctuates in comparison to body tempature.
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  • 3.Bullying: A Module for Teachers
    It is estimated that 40-80 percent of school-age children experience bullying at some point during their school careers and 10-15 percent may be either chronic victims or bullies themselves.
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  • 4.Research in Brain Function and Learning
    It is important for teachers and parents to understand that maturation of the brain influences learning readiness. For teachers, this is especially important when designing lessons and selecting which strategies to use.
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  • 5.Activity 2.3: Ethical Principles and Dilemmas in the Practice of Psychology
    Using high-probability statements taken from an astrological source, this classroom demonstration illustrates the willingness of students to believe bogus personality assessments.
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  • 6.Activity 2.2: Personality Tests
    This exercise is based on an article by Bertram Forer and shows the fallacy of using personal agreement as a validation method.
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  • 7.Activity 4.1: Self-Assessment of Depression
    Assessing depression is very important because of the strong link between depression and suicide. This section provides a self-rating scale for depression that can be administered in a few minutes.
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  • 8.Activity 2.3: To Sleep, Perchance To Dream
    Students study their own sleep and dreaming patterns and illustrate statistical measures for summarizing the data.
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  • 9.Practice for Knowledge Acquisition (Not Drill and Kill)
    Researchers who have investigated expert and novice performance have uncovered important distinctions between deliberate practice and other activities, such as work, play and rote repetition.
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  • 10.Teaching Tip Sheet: Flexible Therapeutic Frames
    HIV/AIDS has forced psychologists to make use of flexible therapeutic frames and broadened counseling, improving clinical psychology's understanding of the practice of psychotherapy. Comparisons of traditional mental health services and "bending the frame" can be used as a teaching strategy.
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