MONDAY, November 27, 2017
Topic: Biology of the Mind
Objectives:
*Explain the functions of parts of the brain.
Class Work:
*Do Now: Explain the Phineas Gage incident. What is brain plasticity? Name 2 differences between the brains of men & women.
*Group Work: Explain the 11 parts of the brain (list is on PPT)
*In-Class Reading: p.76-78 (Split Brain)
*Split-brain (PPT or Video)
*Brain book groups
HW: Start working on brain book that is due Friday




TUESDAY, November 28, 2017
Topic: Biology of the Mind
Objectives:
*Explain the functions of parts of the brain.
Class Work:
*Do Now
*Recap Split-Brain
*Group Work: Brain books
HW: Brain books due Friday


WEDNESDAY, November 29, 2017
Topic: Biology of the Mind
Objectives:
*Explain the functions of parts of the brain.
Class Work:
*Broca's area vs. Wernicke's area
*Group Work: Brain books
*Review
HW: Exam tomorrow!
Brain books due Friday!!!


THURSDAY, November 30, 2017
Topic: Biology of the Mind
Objectives:
*Explain the functions of parts of the brain.
Class Work:
*Exam
*Present brain books
HW: Read p.218-221 (first 4 pages of packet)
*What is the difference between sensation & perception?
*Illustrate, using sound, the distinctions among these concepts: absolute threshold, subliminal stimulation, & difference threshold.


FRIDAY, December 1, 2017
Topic: Book Presentations
Objectives:
*Present Books.
Class Work:
*Book Presentations
HW: Read p.218-221 (first 4 pages of packet)
*What is the difference between sensation & perception?
*Illustrate, using sound, the distinctions among these concepts: absolute threshold, subliminal stimulation, & difference threshold.


MONDAY, December 4, 2017
Topic: Sensation & Perception
Objectives:
*Explain the difference between sensation & perception.
*Explain the difference between absolute threshold, difference threshold, & subliminal stimulation.
Class Work:
*Do Now
*Finish brain books
*Group Work: Sensation vs. Perception
*Group Work: Illustrate, using sound, the distinction among the concepts absolute threshold, subliminal stimulation, & difference threshold.
*PPT: Bottom-up vs. Top-down processing & Transduction
HW: None