Lecture 10 - I. Consciousness - Defined II. Consciousness -...

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I. Consciousness --- Defined II. Consciousness --- Freud’s View A. Id, Ego, Superego B. Conscious, Preconscious, Unconscious; ‘Iceberg’ Model III. Consciousness --- Sleep A. Why We Sleep B. Sleep Stages Want to go over your exam? Stop by the Intro Psych office during office hours, and/or email me for an appt.
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consciousness Defined in class
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consciousness Awareness- everything we might think or perceive if we attended to them. Consciousness attention- focuses consciousness
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“cocktail party phenomenon”: ability to split attention between a “foreground” conversation and a “background” one, and in particular remember aspects of the background conversation you’re not attending to.
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Consciousness according to Sigmund Freud (pp. 408-11, 412-13) Austrian physician, psychiatrist, 1856-1939 Developed theory by treating people: from the middle and upper classes with emotional problems who were mostly married, ‘proper’ women, with relatively few freedoms or outlets Freud is responsible for a huge number of famous terms and theories, some very helpful.
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Id, Ego, Superego Discussed in class
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Lecture 10 - I. Consciousness - Defined II. Consciousness -...

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