Course: SS661 Psychology
Grade: 10, 11, 12
Subject Area: Social Studies
The purpose of this course is to introduce and explore the basic principles and theories of psychology. Units will include history/research in psychology, brain structure/function, sensation/perception, memory, motivation/emotion, learning, cognition, language, intelligence, individual differences, social/cultural behavior, personality, personality assessment, psychological disorders, treatment of psychological disorders, states of consciousness, sleep/dreams, and developmental psychology.
Understanding of scientific methodology and problem solving techniques related to psychology
Demonstrate knowledge of psychological concepts, perspectives, theories, terminology and their interconnectedness
Demonstrate uses of psychological concepts in everyday life
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection and research