psychology CHAPTER 4.pdf - Tuesday PSYCHOLOGY chapter 4 What is Consciousness 5 di\ufb00erent definitions \u2022 1 2 Consciousness as awareness Sensory

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018PSYCHOLOGY chapter 4 What is Consciousness?-5 different definitions1.& 2. Consciousness as awareness -Sensory awarenessAwareness of the information about the environment around you-Selective attentionNot aware of most of it; we pick and choose what we are aware of Cocktail party effect: talking to someone at a party and hear someone talk about something in the background and shift your attention to that (you think that is important information)Which stimuli should I focus on?Being aware of the outside world-Direct inner awarenessBeing aware of what your feeling, thinking, visceral feelings, etc. 3. Freud’s Levels of consciousnessFreud wanted to pay attention to defining levels of consciousness-Below consciousness4 levels of consciousness-1. Consciousness-2. Preconsciousness Refer to information that we are not conscious of right now but if someone asked you what it was we could bring it to our mind easily-3. UnconsciousnessConcerned with thoughts and feelings you have and memoryFreud has the idea about repressive memory 1
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Tuesday, September 18, 2018-When something bad happens you choose not to remember of it and have. Hard time being consciously aware of it 4. non-consciousness-Anything that is below the level that our senses can detectcant hear grass growing 4. Consciousness as personal unity-Says that we have many different characteristics that we bring together to form ourselves and who we are -Ability to separate outsells from the people and environment around us5. Consciousness as the waking state-
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