AP Psychology Summer Assignment
Welcome to AP Psychology. Your Summer Assignment requires on-line access and/or library resources. If you cannot access the internet from home, all public libraries in Hamilton County have numerous computers for public use.
Answer the following questions in short-essay format *** (3-7 sentences, depending on the complexity of the subject) in your own words. There are many online sources you can use; just be sure they are academic/scholarly in nature.
This assignment may appear overwhelming at first glance, but it is actually fairly easy and brief. The assignment also addresses some of the major researchers, theories and concepts we will study in the coming year, so it will prove useful to you.
***This assignment must be handwritten, in pen, and will be due the second day of class. It will be your first test grade.
I. What is psychology? Elaborate beyond a “textbook” definition.
II. Identify all 30 of the following important figures in psychology and describe their most significant contributions:
Hubel and Weisel
III. Describe, Explain, and give an example of the Nature versus Nurture debate.