PSYC18 - Lecture 11
Psychodynamic: particular relationships (you forgot birthday, to call).
Particular stimulus is invoking a role (a prescription) that you had to
do and you may lose a person’s love.
Anxiety and guilt are part of life. Accept it rather than letting it
When put ontologically it changes the nature of it so it doesn't
As a consequence to anxiety or guilt you can be wrapped up in a
subject matter (sexual guilt).
Guilt related to norms of their culture, which are arbitrary.
Instead of being defensive, feeling guilty is a type of defense.
You can feel guilty and the next time you can feel guilty. Guilt is a nice
Guilt can be a lifestyle (feeling sorry for yourself so you care for
yourself and might expect others like society to do it for you).
Find the meaning in the situation and address it.
Face the situation your in.
Transcend it (rise above it) by understanding the world has meaningful
Psychodynamic deals with subject matter.
Phenomenology is concerned with experience. The structure of our
Existentenology (?) deals with existence.
Time didn't change because society didn't change in the medieval
There’s time and space. Space closes in. Time and space are temporal
and spatial plasticity.
Feeling time, space.
Depression: time is so slow the person can’t engage in activities.
Anxiety can go slowly or quickly.
o Time slows because you want the exam to quickly come.
o In anxiety the thing isn’t coming.
o Waiting for acceptance.
o You’re feeling the space between.
o It speeds up too.
o Depends on the situation.
Causality is plastic.
Plasticity of time, space, cause and effect.
Qualities of material.
Slide 13 The more emotional you are, the more distortion.
When something is going down and we’re emotional it will show in
distortion in time, space and causality.
Phenomenology: the signs of experience.
When your super emotional, the distortions (in time and space) are
You can live in one world as a professor, with friends, family.
Existential the world(s) that you’re in. how many worlds are you in?
Are there conflicts? How are you brining both worlds together?
They are fixing. It’s not like adaptation.
In your world, your having experiences in certain situations.
Your experiences tell something about your world.
Threshold of awareness should be in the middle.
Unconscious is nifty. It is filled with negative themes that are painful
for us to look at. We turn our back on it inside of ourselves.
There is a boundary between you and me but also between me and
Residue of feeling.
Some people bring it into a life theme but it’s hard. People normally
don’t want to relive that memory.
One thing to see the chicken and say that’s a chicken and there’s
another thing to see someone cut off the chicken’s head which is
Cognition goes hand in hand with arousal.
Too much arousal, you can’t concentrate properly.
Easier to patch an odor to a place (remember something from your
childhood). It is implicit.
In an eastern/Asian viewpoint, if you want to do a landscape, you
merge with that landscape.
It is not there and you are here and this is your brush. The notion of
chi, resonance and life form, I feel it. It is expressed through me.
The only way to do something true is merge with it.
World of divorce.
What world do you know? That’s your future.
Everybody had a slice of somet