Textbook Notes (367,919)
Canada (161,500)
Psychology (934)
PSYC 100 (176)
Chapter 5

Chapter 5

6 Pages
166 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 100
Professor
Russell Day
Semester
Summer

Description
PSYC 100 STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS 5 T HE P UZZLE OF C ONSCIOUSNESS Consciousness: Moment-to-Moment awareness of ourselves and our environment 1. Subjective and Private 2. Dynamic (Ever changing) 3. Self-reflective and central to our sense of self Selective Attention: Process that focuses awareness on some stimuli to the exclusion of others Conscious Pathway is the prefrontal cortex Consciousness is from the whole brain M EASURING STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS Self-Report Measures: Ask people to describe their inner experiences Behavioral Measures: Records performance on special tasks Physiological Measures: Establishes correspondence between bodily processes and mental states L EVELS OFC ONSCIOUSNESS The Freudian Viewpoint 1. Driven by instinctive urges and repressed conflicts 2. Three levels of awareness 3. Conscious mind contains conscious thoughts and perceptions 4. Preconscious mind has events that are outside current awareness, but can be easily recalled 5. Unconscious mind such as sexual drives, aggressive urges 1. These thoughts are repressed The Cognitive Viewpoint 1. Controlled (conscious) Processing: The conscious use of attention and effort 1. Slower www.notesolution.com
More Less

Related notes for PSYC 100

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit