Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Program 20: Constructing Social Reality
History of Psychology
Research Methods
The Human Brain
Human Development
Therapeutic Approaches
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Key Terms for Program 20: Constructing Social Reality

Cognitive Control: The ability to create subjective realities for oneself, or as directed by a leader; the power of an individual or group to give different meanings to situations.

Pygmalion Effect: Positive change of a person's performance or perception of a situation, based on expectation and encouragement by others.

Thought-Stopping: A behavior modification technique in which critical and independent thinking is discouraged or disallowed.



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