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Transforming Our Lives through Self Reflection and Psychology
A psychology professor's collection of lessons fostering self-discovery through online activities, hands-on classroom experiences, engaging lectures, and effective discussion prompts.
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Class-Specific Teaching Resource

Cognitive Psychology

Whatโ€™s universal about processes of attention, perception, memory, and problem-solving?


Write a brief personal note about what makes it special to me. Or some way to inspire students.
William Eggleston 1970 photograph Tricycle and Memphis illustrating perspective and a metaphor for a child-like vantage point
William Eggleston, Tricycle and Memphis
1970 photograph without any manipulation illustrating perspective and a metaphor for a child-like perspective
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What do I know about Hollywood, just a dream I got sitting through too many double features. ... Now I got a lady pig, and a bear and ... I brought them all out here to the middle of nowhere, and it's all my fault. / Still, whether you promised them something or not, you gotta' remember, they wanted to come. / But that's because they believed in me. / No, they believed in the dream. / Well, so do I but / You do? / Yeah! Of course I do. / Well then? / I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me.
Kermit (with his inner voice), The Muppet Movie

Category within Class

Template of an Item
Here is a description of the item. Probably write about two sentences so it's clear to visitors what the item is and they can decide if to click into it. This is about the maximum length.
Template of an Item
Here is a description of the item. Probably write about two sentences so it's clear to visitors what the item is and they can decide if to click into it. This is about the maximum length.
Template of an Item
Here is a description of the item. Probably write about two sentences so it's clear to visitors what the item is and they can decide if to click into it. This is about the maximum length.

Category within Class

Template of an Item
Here is a description of the item. Probably write about two sentences so it's clear to visitors what the item is and they can decide if to click into it. This is about the maximum length.
Template of an Item
Here is a description of the item. Probably write about two sentences so it's clear to visitors what the item is and they can decide if to click into it. This is about the maximum length.
Notes for Teachers, with legend:
I hope you find something helpful for your classes! ~ Katie

self-reflection online activities
๐Ÿ“ˆ individual differences:
๐ŸŽจ demonstrate concept in action
๐Ÿ’™ sensitive

engaging classroom experiences
๐Ÿ”๏ธ individual hands-on learning.
๐Ÿ’ฌ class-wide discussion:
๐Ÿงฉ breakout groups:
๐Ÿค” engaging lecture (e.g., vivid examples)

pedagogical research & essays.
๐ŸŽresearch
โœ’๏ธ personal essay reflections about teaching
๐Ÿ“– reference documents (e.g., handouts, how to guides)