Instructor Guide for COVID-19 Discussion and Activities Families Now: Diversity, Demography, and Development PART I: The Big Picture Chapter 1. Myths and Realities: Defining, Understanding, and Studying ... Welcome! In light of many campuses moving to online learning, we wanted to share some of the resources we have available on the Psychology Community to help with online instruction. Check out our virtual learning res... Helicopter parent is a phrase that gets tossed around a lot these days, rarely as a compliment. It refers to the idea that modern parents hover over their children, vigilantly paying attention and ready to swoop... When people find out about the family research that I conduct as a social scientist, they often look at me quizzically and ask “that’s nice, but how useful is it?” To them, advancing understand... Across the various socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups within our diverse population, there are more similarities in how people think about families and engage in family life than there are differences. That ... From the AARP to politicians to the health care industry to the popular media, there is a lot of concern over the challenges that the U.S. faces taking care of an aging population and the toll it might take on individ... This PowerPoint quiz game is in "Jeopardy" format and may be used as an in-class activity or posted as a review under your institution's learning management system. The activity presents questions related to the devel... Overview of six personality disorders: anti-social, avoidant, borderline, histrionic, narcissistic, and schizoid. A guided study activity in the history of psychology suitable for an introductory course. A word bank is provided. Research has demonstrated and instructors know intuitively that active learning is a great tool for knowledge acquisition and retention. But many psychology instructors are reluctant to implement such activities in th... David Myers enjoys connecting psychological science with everyday life. In his Talk Psych blog, Myers shares exciting new findings, everyday applications, and observations on all things psychology. Slides courtesy of Ian Deary. Supporting Online Material for The Religious Engagement Paradox David G. Myers Hope College The U.S. offers examples of the “religious engagement paradox”: religious engagement correlates neg... I begin this unit by re-introducing Albert Bandura, who my students should be familiar with due to a prior discussion of the "Bobo Doll Experiment." I write the term "Reciprocal Determinism" on the board and then draw... Presentation slides used during the March 31st webinar, "Ready or Not: Supporting Underprepared Students in Psychology" presented by Deborah Licht and Misty Hull.