All resources in Intro to Psychology

Phineas Gage and Intelligence

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This module uses the case of Phineas Gage as an opportunity to apply concepts and critical thinking about intelligence. The module is appropriate for Introduction to Psychology courses and includes learning objectives, readings, and critical thinking questions.  

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Homework/Assignment

Author: Margaret Krone

The story of Phineas Gage: A Critical Review of Psychological Concepts

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Summary: Survey questions used to review Introduction to Psychology concepts in the area of Research Methods, Brain and Brain Imaging, and Psychopathology. These activities are designed to help students master the following course outcomes:MassTransfer Academic PathwaysDiscipline: PsychologyGeneral PsychologyStudent Learning Outcomes Note: The American Psychological Association (2013) provides guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major and, in those guidelines, outlines 5 learning goals for the major.  Introduction to Psychology is a foundational course within the major and, as such, upon completion of the course students will be able to exhibit basic competencies within each of the five areas.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment

Author: Margaret Krone