January 24, 2013
Next Time: Emotion
Scan: Finish Chapter 11 (419 – 437)
How do we self-regulate?
Is arousal related to emotion?
Does arousal produce pleasure?
Hall’s Interaction Zones
0 – 0.5 metres is the intimate zone
0.5 – 1.25 metres is the personal zone
1.25 – 3.5 metres is the social zone
3.5 – 7.5 metres is the publc zone
Other cultres have different distances
An act intended to foster a false belief in another
Ekaman & Friesen (1974)
Notion of leakage
Nonverbal cues that “escape” attempts to conceal
Average close to 55%
Some people better?
Kraut & Poe (1980)
Leach et al. (2009)
…Police & customs officers with children
So, how is this all related to motivation?
What is it that makes organisms do what they do?
Positive or negative feedback January 24, 2013
Basic Biological Control
1) Orienting responses or taxes
Overall musculature response toward (positive) or away from (negative) a stimulus
Positive photoaxis in moth
2) Homeostatic mechanisms
Maintaining a constant state