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Lecture 21

PSYC 305 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Hate Crime, Making Money, Orbital InclinationPremium

6 pages63 viewsWinter 2017

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 305
Professor
David King
Lecture
21

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Disorder controversy
Pathologizing
Labeling
Abnormal
Spectrum
Lower end of the spectrum
Mental health
Happiness is a big higher than Normality
Higher end
Positive aspects
Result in actualization, fulfilment
Discuss among positive psychologist
Reflect higher order of expression
Positive psychology
Focus on how to get people out of dysfunction and help to maintain around
Normality
How to allow others to thrive in their experiences
Peterson & Seligman
Over counterbalance to DSM
Discuss the positive aspects of human B and experience
Six different classes of character strength and virtues
Wisdom
Courage
Humanity
Justice
Temperance
Transcendence
Dispositional forgiveness
Some has the tendency to be forgiving
Positive in general
Lower hostility
Better psychological health
Lower anxiety
Higher satisfaction with life
Higher A
Mindfulness
Can improve the capacity by attending to what’s happening in the
situation
Trait
Some has the tendency to be more mindful
Not necessary meditation
To foster to ability to tend to mediate
Perceive time as moving more slowly
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Flow
Involve feeling of being perfectly challenged
Peak experience
Autotelic personality
Some tends to seek flow
Create experience and relive experience that lead to this
sensation
High O
High C
Low N
Cover 4 aspects
Positive experience
Enduring psychological traits
Personality & success
In study of business leaders and across study
Driven
High C
Open-minded
High O
Creative
High O
Outcome
Different situations favour different traits
Trend in research on average that can be generalized
With reference to leadership specifically
Low N
High O
Balance level of C and E
High A -- les money in men
Introversion - extraversion
Best product is a combination of introverted and extraverted
Final 7 (brief) case studies
Naomi Klein
Dedicated her career to serious changes in climate change
Some people tend to resist doing things differently
Confirmation bias
Find info to suit perspective
Cognitive dissonance
Avoid looking at info that is not in line with perspective
Denial
Climate change is politicized for the benefit for people who are making
money out of it
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