Psyc 2230 – Sept 10, 2013
SQ#R’s method – (S) Survey, (Q) Question- find out what is important in the readings answer the
questions in the chapter being asked by the authors, (R) Read , (R) Recite, (R) Review.
Chapter 1: Concepts and Measurement
Datum of unconscious motivation
-1. Dreams – dreams can be one of the ways we can realize the unconscious motivation of an individuals
2. Symptoms - watching someone’s symptoms can also allow one to come to hypothesis of a source of
3. Slips of pen and tongue- we listen for slips or errors in speech. These can be quite revealing. Slips of
pen and tongue. Most people have etiquette and once in a while a slip happens and this can be
4. Jokes - Someone that knows you well can be aware of the topic of your jokes or the underlying
intentions of your jokes.
5. Body language – observing body language.
Needs and motives will compete. Once a need is gratified its drop into the background and the next
Figure Geometrical Perception.
Extroverts- have chronic deprivation of arousal and seek it from the outside world.
Introverts – get arousal from within.
-RAS- provides stimulation to the cortex. The extrovert does not get sufficient arousal to the cortex
internally so they must compensate using the outside world.
-The introvert has adequate RAS stimulation into the cortex. If they get too