198-Emo - SOSC198 Psychology of Personal Growth Emotion...

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SOSC198 Psychology of Personal Growth [email protected] Emotion
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2 SOSC198 Emotion ACTIVITY What is an Emotion? In the space below, please list as many examples as you can. Go fairly fast. 1. ______________________ 6. ______________________ 2. ______________________ 7. ______________________ 3. ______________________ 8. ______________________ 4. ______________________ 9. ______________________ 5. ______________________ 10. ______________________
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3 SOSC198 Emotion I. CLASSICAL DEFINITION Daily Examples: Concepts can be precisely defined by a set of "necessary and sufficient" features. 9 All members have all the features. 9 All members are equal in membership. 9 Members can be precisely distinguished from non-members.
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4 SOSC198 Emotion Vitamin C Food Fruit Vegetable
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5 SOSC198 Emotion II. PROTOTYPE APPROACH TO EVERYDAY CONCEPTS Organization of concepts – Many everyday concepts such as fruit, vehicle, and tool lack defining attributes. – Such concepts are organized around their clearest examples, which are referred to as prototypes. – Other instances vary in their degree of family resemblance to the prototypes. – More prototypical members share more attributes in common with each other; less prototypical members have fewer attributes in common with each other.
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SOSC198 Emotion
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2010 for the course SOSC SOSC198 taught by Professor Michelle during the Spring '09 term at HKUST.

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198-Emo - SOSC198 Psychology of Personal Growth Emotion...

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