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Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and the causes of those behaviors. Topics that are covered in psychology include research methods, brain function, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and conditioning, and abnormal psychology. Students will be graded based on their performance on tests, quizzes, projects, and writing assessments. Teaching strategies include lectures, discussions, reading assignments, group work, and more. This class is meant to be a high school introduction to the field and study of psychology.
Notes and handouts can be found under the CLASS FILES button located on the top of the page. Students should use the assignment/topic board in the classroom to identify the appropriate unit of study.