psych01-29-2008

psych01-29-2008 - Welcome! Lecture 33 Tuesday, January 29,...

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1 Welcome!!! Lecture 33 Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Psychology 020-004 Introduction to Psychology Professor Greg Moran Miscellaneous Notes… Psych 020 Project See website Consult with GTA’s - Kathy and Celia Deadline: Friday, February 22, 2008 Revised lecture schedule posted on “Lecture PPTs” page of 004-SITE Miscellaneous notes… Participation requirement… DO IT NOW!!! Chapter 10 pp 382-435 READY FOR INTENT TO REGISTER! A DROP IN information fair to help you get ready for Program Counselling Science Bachelor of Medical Sciences Engineering Kinesiology Health Science Nursing Medicine Dentistry Social Science Media Studies Music Law IVEY Education Wed. Feb. 6 Tues. Feb. 5 Diploma/Certifcate Program, and Career Centre representatives will also be on hand! WHERE: GREAT HALL, SOMERVILLE HOUSE TIME: 4:30- 6:30 pm Get the information you need to plan your future at Western! Reminder that the deadline For Intent to Register is: February 22, 2008 Questions! Comments! Thoughts! Ideas! Problems! Previous Lecture… 1. The Psychology 020 Project Special Presentation 2. Beginning a New Domain - Chapter 10: Motivation and Emotion An Introduction - “Eating Disorders” Video and Discussion
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2 A New Domain - Chapter 10 Overview - A Reminder… 1. What is motivation? Emotion? 4 Broad Perspectives 2. Hunger and Weight: Motivational Issues Eating Disorders - A tragic interplay of motivation and emotion gone wrong 3. Emotion Today’s Topics… Motivation and Emotion 1. What is motivation? Emotion? Instinct, Drive, Incentive, Personality 2. Hunger and Weight: Motivational Issues An interplay of: phsyiological/psychological/cultural influences Hunger/eating as a homeostatic control system Topic 1 What is Motivation?? What is Motivation? A process that influences: The nature of type of activity and its Direction Persistence Vigour By way of…. Goal-directed behaviour In the service of: Self-regulation Self-Preservation Self-restoration Genetic Preservation Perspectives on Motivation 1. Instinct Theory - Biology Motivates The Early view Inherited characteristics common to all species members Automatically produce a particular response to a particular stimulus Little real support simplistic explanations Circular reasoning problems Beyond Instincts… Modern Evolutionary Psychology Adaptive significance motivated to engage in behaviour that promote reproductive success Modern concept of heritability and contributions of both genetics and experience to phenotype Recall discussions of mating patterns, aggression, altruism
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3 Perspectives on Motivation 2. Drive theory - Maintain homeostatis!! Homeostasis - internal condition of
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