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psych- ch.9 - Chapter 9 Consciousness Animal consciousness...

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Chapter 9 Consciousness Animal consciousness . Concept of self . An animal’s understanding of its own existence apart that of other animals . Theory of mind . Ability to empathize with another’s experience Consciousness so far…. The mind-body issue . Structuralists- structure of consciousness . Functionalists- function of consciousness . Behaviorists -focused exclusively on behavior . Sigmund Freud – unconscious mind . Roger Sperry. Consciousness differs in left and right hemispheres . Today, mind and consciousness are defined in physiological, evolutionary, and behavioral terms. . Procedural memory- memory for how to perform certain actions – implicit memory (influenced by memory) . Blind sight- seeing without conscious awareness Consciousness in Time . Consciousness changes throughout the day and night (drowsy, alert, day-dreamy, focused, sleepy, and asleep) . Biological clocks- Cells that function as timekeepers, cycling on a solar, lunar, or seasonal basis. Biological Clocks and Circadian Rhythms . Circadian rhythms-cycles of activity over ~24 hour period . Zeitgeber- A stimulus, usually daylight, that entrains a biological clock to the Earth's
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