Psyc18 Lec 3
Objective vs Subjective knowledge.
2 kinds of people. Thought oriented. and feeling/emotion oriented
feeling is a shadow of cognition.
We cant have thoughts without feelings and emotions without thoughts
Feelings, emotions, thoughts are all inter-related.
What kind of rules govern mental activity and bodily activity?
Adaptation is about action – takes us to a biological foundation.
Evolutionary influence. – we evolve depending on needs.
Stimulus Emphasis – vigilant. Know what stimulus are present.
Appraisal – Right or wrong? After acquiring the stimulus
Evaluation – good or bad for me?
Features – specifics
Matching – match them against a list.
Self terminating – terminate the search when we find what we need.
Search for meaning.-
We have a reaction – it brings up memories of the past.
The difference in searching for a meaning is that we are automatically moved. We do
not try to think of it. Like adaptation.
Gestalt – whole situation
Closure – end something.
Exhaustive – c