Psychology 7th edition; Worth Publishers, 2004
Mira Mesa High School
Units U1 U2 U3 U4 U5 U6
Month Sept. Sept. Oct. / Nov. Dec. / Jan. Jan. / Feb. Feb. / March
Weeks 2 weeks 1.5 weeks 7 weeks 5 weeks 2.5 weeks 6 weeks
Themes History/Methods Developmental Biopsychological Cognition Disorders Sociocultural
1. Identify how the 1. Describe the
brain processes various stages of
information and how awareness, including 1. Describe the
the body adapts to daydreams, sleep, origins of
the demands of the dreams, hypnosis intelligence testing
environment. and reactions to and how it is
drugs. 1. Describe how measured and
2. Describe how the
abnormal behavior is compared.
brain makes 2. Identify how
defined and classified
meaning out of the people make changes 2. Identify the
physical sensations to behavior through theories of emotion
1. Define the history 1. Describe how schizophrenia, as well
generated by the conditioning and and how it is
of psychological nature and nurture as anxiety and mood
environment. cognitive processes. embodied, expressed
science and the influences our disorders.
Topics and experienced.
approaches and development from 3. Identify the drives 3. Describe how
2. Identify the various
statistics of conception until and needs that direct people process and 3. Describe the
research. death. behavior, including sometimes forget historic perspectives
sex, thirst, hunger, information and and contemporary
and social needs. ways they can research on
improve memory. personality.
4. Describe how and biomedical
stress impedes 4. Identify the therapies. 4. Identify how
health and identify various problem- people relate to one
ways to lead a solving approaches, another, think
healthier existence the structure and role socially, and
by modifying of language, and how influence each other.
behavior and coping thinking affects
with stress. language.
Chapters Pro, Ch. 1 Ch. 4 Ch. 2, 3, 5, 6, 12, 14 Ch. 7, 8, 9, 10 16, 17 11, 13, 15, 18
AP Questions 19 18 20 14 13 15