BLOA unit plan

IB Psychology: BLOA unit plan

This unit plan is simply a listing of the key ideas that were taught each week. For information about activities during this unit, please see the Biological Level of Analysis section of this website.Please note that there is a lot of overlap between memory research and this unit. You can also have a lot of overlap between human relationships and this unit. There is not need to "double up" on the research so that students...

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Comments 7

John Crane 27 August 2016 - 10:39

Dear Puja,

At this point, there is not. I cannot upload a zip file for download in the current system. But I will put it on the "wishlist." - John

Laurie Williamson 7 September 2016 - 01:48

John, thank you so much for these resources. As a new psychology instructor, they are invaluable. I have a really basic question about the learning outcome "Examine one interaction between cognition and physiology in terms of behaviour." If a student were to use Baumgartner, I would identify decision making as the cognitive process interacting with oxytocin to affect trust as a behavior? Does that square with your thoughts when you listed it as an option?

John Crane 7 September 2016 - 08:34

Yes, that works.

Laurie Williamson 7 September 2016 - 10:56

Many thanks!

Ulaine Peters 14 October 2016 - 10:17

Hi John,
Do you have any resources for the Psychology MYP?

John Crane 15 October 2016 - 13:56

I didn't even know that there was a psychology MYP.....

Dwi Astuti 24 November 2016 - 10:39

Hi Ulaine,

My school also provide Psychology for MYP, under the Individuals & Society, together with History, Business & Management and Economics. If you want to know further about it, feel free to contact me via email :

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