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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.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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  • 3.How Do My Students Think: Diagnosing Student Thinking
    Teachers and researchers generally refer to preinstructional knowledge as preconceptions. Pre-assessment of student academic skills and student knowledge may not accurately reflect actual pupil skill and knowledge.
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  • 4.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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  • 5.Activity 3.2: Defining Aggression
    Aggression is used as an example of a typical construct in psychology, permeated with subtle meanings and not-so-subtle disagreements that make it difficult to reach a consensual definition.
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  • 6.Activity 1.1: The Psychosocial Family Tree
    The psychosocial family tree is based on multigenerational systems theory of family therapy, examining how transgenerational family psychosocial factors may contribute to the development of psychopathology.
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  • 7.Stimulus Items (Articles From The APA Monitor on Psychology)
    The newspaper articles referred to in this unit, all from the Monitor on Psychology, are intended to be used as stimulus items for additional discussion.
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  • 8.Activity 3.1: An Introduction To Meditation
    To demonstrate an altered state of consciousness, students spend a short period meditating, as well as checking for physiological changes afterward.
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  • 9.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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  • 10.Activity 1.2: What is Personality? A Personal Appraisal
    This activity helps students identify and examine their implicit personality theories and makes personality theories concrete and understandable.
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