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Psychology AMI Assignments -


Psychology AMI Work

EMAIL ALL WORK TO ME LABELED BY DAY

mkaeser@valley.k12.ar.us

AMI Day 1 - Find an article either online or in a newspaper on America’s healthcare costs. Write a 1 page reaction over the article.  Compare  the costs of healthcare in America  with those of other countries? What, if anything, should the American government do to decrease healthcare prices for the everyday patient?  Cite your source(s) in MLA Format

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AMI Day 2 - Eyewitness accounts - How accurate are eyewitness accounts? 1 page explanation, using at least 2 sources- MLA Work Cited Page included with response.

OR

Draw a brain and label 10 parts including Lobes

 

AMI Day 3 - Mnemonics - Memorization Methods- Research Peg Method and Method of Loci - What is the effectiveness of these two methods? Which method would you consider using and why? (½ page response )

 

AMI Day 4 - Nature vs. Nurture- write a ½ -¾ page explanation of your point of view. Is a child a product of their genetics(nature) or their environment(nurture)? Is genetic engineering a positive or negative furtherment of science? Explain thoroughly.

AMI Day 5 - Classical Conditioning - Look up Classical Conditioning and do some research, then create your own experiment. Type it all down and send it to me. Create your own experiment using classical conditioning- What behavior do you want to create? What steps would you take to create this behavior?


AMI  DAYS 11-20

Day 11 - See - Go outside- write down what you see. Take some deep breaths and look around you again. Write down 10 things that you are grateful for in your neck of the woods/neighborhood. 

 

Day 12 - Touch - Find 5 small/ medium things in your house. Hold each one in your hands- write down 6 adjectives to describe each item(total of 30 adjectives)

 

Day 13 - Taste - Get a snack - Write down the Nutritional Content from the back of the packaging.  Chew each bite for 20 seconds, what flavors do you notice? Are there hints of other flavors mixed within it?

Could you be a supertaster ? Why or Why not?

Watch the clip below - write 5-7 sentence reaction

https://aetn.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nvsn6.sci.bio.taster/what-is-a-supertaster/ 

 

Day 14 - Sound - Listen to your favorite song - Write down details about it- 

What do you enjoy about it - beat, lyrics, sound of the instruments, sound of the singer’s voice, etc…? 

THEN LISTEN to a song from a genre you generally don’t enjoy - List the song, and tell me why you don’t like it? Is it screachy, twangy, or some other beautiful angsty teen adjective? ;) 

 

Day 15 - Smell - Watch the below clip and write a ½ pg. 

https://www.simplemost.com/this-super-smeller-grandmother-can-smell-parkinsons-disease-in-other-people/ 

Day 16 & Day 17 -

 Illusions - Answer questions after looking at each illusion, then make your own-https://www.mrsec.psu.edu/sites/mrsec.psu.edu/files/education-outreach/make_your_own_optical_illusions.pdf

Day 18 - Newsela - Our Senses of Taste & Smell - READ the article then make at least a 75% on the quiz. Email me if I need to reset your quiz

 

Day 19 - Newsela - Silent GIFs that Can Be Heard -  Read & Take quiz

 

Day 20 - Research -How do our taste buds change as we age? - Write a ½ pg answer/response