The AP Psychology Experience

-In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can-

Rudimentary Foundation to Success

Fellow future AP Psych students and parents, we as individuals confine ourselves to only the things we believe will keep us safe. Although, we should sometimes take the next step out of our comfort zone to achieve greater success in the world we live in. AP Psychology is a fundamental course that enables us to learn who we are as people both inside and out. From learning about the structure of the brain, numerous experiments performed by famous psychologists, to even how nature vs nurture plays a vital role as to how we as individuals behave in certain situations in our environment, we have the ability to expand our horizons in many more ways than thought possible. For parents who are stressed out, worried, and even anxious about their child taking AP Psychology, the best advice would be to take chances when they are given to you. Your child is capable of accommodating their normal schedule into a more rigorous format. Yes, it may be difficult in the start, but once they adapt to the workload, it will become a piece of cake. This course is filled with information that will blow the socks off your feet!

Engaging Activities? Of Course!

AP Psychology not only encompasses an abundant amount of information, but it also comes with tremendous amount of activities that allows people to make the textbook their reality. For an example, a simple structure of the brain in the textbook can be recreated into a 3D tangible product. One of the most beneficial projects in the course will be creating an individual representation of the human brain. Whether it be a poster-board, rice krispie treat model, or a flip book, make it fun and make it come alive! Psychology is not psychology without creativity, just like a dog's salivation is not salivation without a bell. If you enjoy expressing your likes and dislikes towards food, room 302 is the one for you. As a class, you will have the chance to determine whether or not different foods stated by the professor, Mr. Dement, are either mouthwatering or revolting. Through this taste aversion, you may also experience a sudden need for conformity. If the majority of your peers agree on one food, you may too!
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