PSYC101.001 C03

PSYC101.001 C03 - 9/10/2009 Psychology 101.001 States of...

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9/10/2009 1 Psychology 101.001 States of Consciousness ± Consciousness: y our awareness of ourselves and our environment y a person’s subjective experience of the world and the mind y consciousness research is challenging problem of other minds y research focuses on three distinct domains: normal, every day, waking consciousness departures from consciousness and the unconscious mind states of altered consciousness PSYC 101.001 VILLADO 2 Consciousness ± Consciousness and information processing y dual processing conscious y enables voluntary control y enables communication y is sequential y is slow y is limited in capacity unconscious y occurs simultaneously y has multiple parallel tracks (e.g., multitasking) PSYC 101.001 VILLADO 3
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9/10/2009 2 Attention ± Consciousness and y selective attention y inattentional blindness y change blindness PSYC 101.001 VILLADO 4 Sleep ± Biological rhythms y periodic physiological fluctuations annual 28–day 24–hour 90–minute PSYC 101.001 VILLADO 5
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Pomeran during the Fall '08 term at Rice.

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PSYC101.001 C03 - 9/10/2009 Psychology 101.001 States of...

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