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folder1 MPTUO1a: Units 4 & 5 Videos
Weeks 6, 7 and 8 / Units 4 & 5

Watch these videos for Weeks 6, 7 and 8 / Units 4 & 5 of the Introduction to Psychology course.

Language Development Videos

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Ted-Ed: Do animals have language?

In this Ted-Ed video, explore some of the ways in which animals communicate, and determine whether or not this communication qualifies as language.  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  Ted-Ed: The benefits of a bilingual brain

Watch this Ted-Ed video to learn more about the benefits of speaking multiple languages, including how bilingualism helps the brain to process information, strengthens the brain, and keeps the speaker more engaged in their world.  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  Crash Course Video #16 – Language

This video on language includes information on topics such as the development of language, language theories, and brain areas involved in language, as well as language disorders. Closed captioning available.


Learning Videos

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  The Difference Between Classical and Operant Conditioning

A video describing how two associative learning processes differ. Five multiple-choice questions are accessible under the “Think” button. 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  Squirrel Obstacle Course

How might shaping have been involved in the training of this squirrel to complete the course? Closed captioning not available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel

How might shaping have been involved in the training of this squirrel to water ski? Closed captioning not available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Neurotic Neurons

Interactive video explaining learning using anxiety as an example. Talks about neural networks. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #11 – How to Train a Brain

This video on how to train a brain includes information on topics such as classical and operant conditioning. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #12 – The Bobo Beatdown

This video on the Bobo beatdown includes information on topics such as latent learning, observational learning and biological bases of learning. Closed captioning available.


Life Span Development Videos

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.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #18 – The Growth of Knowledge

This video on the growth of knowledge includes information on topics such as maturation, Piaget’s theory, and Vygotsky’s theory. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #19 – Monkeys and Morality

This video on monkeys and morality includes information on experiments by Harlow and Ainsworth, parenting styles, and development of morality. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  Crash Course Video #20 – Adolescence

This video on adolescence includes information on topics such as Erikson’s stages, fluid and crystallized intelligence, and dementia. Closed captioning available.

189-1899358_1000-hd-videos-video-camera-clipart  The Marshmallow Test

Children participating in the Marshmallow Test involving delay of gratification. However, consider discussing recent research. Closed captioning available.


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Sources

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