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folder1 MPTUO1a: Unit 6 Videos
Weeks 9, 10, and 11 / Unit 6

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

Intelligence Videos

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’

How have average IQ levels changed over time? Hear James Flynn discuss the “Flynn Effect” in this Ted Talk. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Nature, Nurture, and IQ

How closely is IQ correlated with nature?  With nurture?  In this video, we’ll see these correlations discussed and explained through data. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  IQ Score Distribution

What does an IQ Score distribution look like?  Where do most people fall on an IQ Score distribution?  Find out more in this video. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #23 – Controversy of Intelligence

This video on the controversy of intelligence includes information on topics such as theories of intelligence, emotional intelligence, and measuring intelligence. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #24 – Brains vs Bias

This video on the brains vs. bias includes information on topics such as intelligence testing, testing bias, and stereotype threat. Closed captioning available.


Memory Videos

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Bugs Bunny Effect

Elizabeth Loftus describes the creation of a false memory. Closed captioning not available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Ted-Ed: How memories form and how we lose them

In this Ted-Ed video, learn more about the way our brains work to form memories, as well as how we can lose memories over time.  A variety of discussion and assessment questions are included with the video (free registration is required to access the questions). Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Eyewitness Testimony Part 1

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Eyewitness Testimony Part 2

In the two above videos, follow the story of Ronald Cotton, who was falsely accused and convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, and learn how fragile our memory really is. Closed captioning not available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Tip of the Tongue

What is the Tip of the Tongue phenomenon?  Watch this video to learn more about how you can overcome its effects. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  How reliable is your memory?

In this video, psychologist Elizabeth Loftus discusses her research and work in the field of memory, as well as a variety of ways in which our memory can be unreliable. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #13 – How We make Memories

This video on how we make memories includes information on topics such as stages of memory, mnemonics, and levels of processing. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #14 – Remembering and Forgetting

This video on remembering and forgetting includes information on topics such as implicit and explicit memory, encoding, retrieval, and the misinformation effect. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #15 – Cognition: How Your Mind Can Amaze and Betray You

Includes information on topics such as concepts, prototypes, problem-solving and mistakes in thinking. Closed captioning available.


Thinking Videos

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  How I Hacked Online Dating – Ted Talk

How do we solve problems?  How can data help us to do this?  Follow Amy Webb’s story of how she used algorithms to help her find her way to true love. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  What do Babies Think?

The ways in which we process information changes over time, and in this video you’ll take a look at how the thinking of infants differs from that of other age groups. Closed captioning available.


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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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