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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

Neuroscience & BioPsychology

Understanding connections among our bodies, endocrine processes (e.g., hormones), & nervous systems (e.g., brain) and our minds.
Write a brief personal note about what makes it special to me. Or some way to inspire students.

Wizard of Oz, 1939, Original Move Poster
Left to Right: Anterior Cingulate Cortex; Prefrontal Cortex; Hippocampus; and Amygdala
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The Brain is wider than the Sky; For put them side by side; The one, the other will contain; With ease, and You beside; The Brain is deeper than the sea; For hold them, Blue to Blue; The one the other will absorb; As Sponges, Buckets do; The Brain is just the weight of God; For Heft them, Pound for Pound; And they will differ, if they do; As Syllable from Sound
Emily Dickinson, The Brain is Wider than the Sky

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
πŸ“ˆ individual differences:
🎨 demonstrate concept in action
πŸ’™ sensitive

engaging classroom experiences
πŸ”οΈ individual hands-on learning.
πŸ’¬ class-wide discussion:
🧩 breakout groups:
πŸ€” engaging lecture (e.g., vivid examples)

pedagogical research & essays.
🍎research
βœ’οΈ personal essay reflections about teaching
πŸ“– reference documents (e.g., handouts, how to guides)