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Weeks 9, 10 and 11 / Unit 6

Review these resources for Weeks 9, 10 and 11 / Unit 6 of the Introduction to Psychology course.

Intelligence Resources

document  Human Intelligence

The Human intelligence site includes biographical profiles of people who have influenced the development of intelligence theory and testing, in-depth articles exploring current controversies related to human intelligence, and resources for teachers.

document  History of Influences in the Development of Intelligence Theory

This resource provides an interactive map detailing the influence and students of numerous individuals credited with influencing the development of Intelligence Theory.


Memory Resources

document  Types of Memory: Interactive Infographic

This interactive infographic provides detailed explanations of each type of memory, the anatomy involved with each type, and examples, to explain how memory works.

document  Levels of Processing

Students will review levels of processing followed by a brief quiz to test their levels of processing for a list of 20 words.

document  Eyewitness Fallibility

Students will interact with this site to determine through observation how much information they are able to recall from a video of students passing a basketball by answering a series of questions following the video.

document  Human Benchmark

Online tests for number, verbal, and visual memory, plus a reaction time test.

document  Online Simon Game

An online version of the popular electronic game “Simon” by Milton Bradley. The game could be a great demonstration of the limits of short term memory. Please Note: There are multiple versions of the game online. (This version requires Adobe Flash)


Thinking Resources

document  Quick Draw

Use Google’s QuickDraw web app on your phone to quickly draw 5 things for Google’s artificially intelligent neural net. When you are done, the app will show you what it thought each of the drawings was. How does this relate to the psychological idea of concepts, prototypes, and schemas? Check out here.  Works best in Chrome if used in a web browser.

document  A Quick Puzzle to Test Your Problem Solving

How well do you solve problems?  How do you respond when you’re wrong?  Check out your own problem-solving skills in this quick interactive puzzle, you may be surprised!

document  How Many Squares

How many squares can you see?  This quick visual includes an answer to this tricky problem! You can ignore the “Start” button on the page.

document  10 Problems with How We Think

Summary and examples of common cognitive biases.


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Sources

  1. The American Psychological Association’s Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (APA TOPSS) course template.

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