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  • 1.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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  • 2.Activity 2.1: Personality and Personality Assessment
    This activity provides a vehicle for the discussion of numerous issues, including test construction, gender differences, operational definition, reliability, validity and methodology.
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  • 3.Teaching Tip Sheet: Cognitive Dissonance
    Ann O'Leary, PhD, Department of Psychology at Rutgers University writes that reducing cognitive dissonance may affect the likelihood that an individual will engage in behaviors such as decreased condom use, that put them at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.
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  • 4.Personality: Day Five
    A lesson on dispositional-trait models, the humanistic model and the cognitive model.
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  • 5.Activity 4.2: Demonstrating Experimental Design Logic
    This exercise is intended to stimulate thinking about the number and nature of variables that must be considered in doing behavioral research.
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  • 6.Activity 1.3: The Autonomic Nervous System
    The autonomic nervous system consists of two sets of nerves that have reciprocal or mutually inhibitory effects.
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  • 7.Activity 3.1: Finding Meaning in the Method
    While the specific details of the methodology vary, the logic of experimentation is essentially the same.
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  • 8.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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  • 9.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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  • 10.Activity 2.1: Measuring Social Avoidance and Distress
    This scale attempts to determine the level of anxiety people feel in social situations and the extent to which they avoid these situations.
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