Monday, February 2, 2009

Unit 10 - Cognitive Abilities and Intelligence Testing

Unit 10: Cognitive Abilities – Intelligence Testing

Reading assignments:
due 2/10/2009 All Notes and assignments (not in two chunks this unit)
– Be ready for a chapter quiz on Feb. 10th

Bernstein Text Chapter 10 Pp. 359 - 395

Read and take Cornell Notes

Bernstein Study Guide Chapter 10 Starts on P. 260

1. Skim outline and key terms: Pp. 260-267– Make sure you know underlined terms and that they are in your notes. -- Note examples and mnemonics

2. In your notes, do Fill-In-The-Blanks on P. 294 Write the question and answer it without looking at the book or your notes. Then check your answers. For each wrong answer, write the correct answer and be sure the information is in your notes.

3. Do BOTH multiple choice sample quizzes that start on P. 299.
Do quiz 1 first check and correct it, review the notes then do quiz 2 and check it. Remember, the goal is to find out what you know vs. what you don’t know, and then review so you know it all.

Key Ideas: Intelligence, IQ Tests, Reliability and Validity (in general as well as reliability and validity specifically relate to IQ tests), Ethnic and Socioeconomic issues around Intelligence, Are IQ tests fair?, Multiple Intelligences.

Quiz on Chapter 9 - States of Consciousness

Sleep, dreams, psychoactive drugs, meditation, hypnosis... what could be more interesting?
Feb. 3... delayed due to Concordia/Dominican field trip.