class11 - Next Wed Exam (rough breakdown) Emotions INTRO: 4...

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Emotions Next Wed Exam • Lectures • Gray textbook • Norton readings (less detail) See old exam for examples … Check out most recent syllabus Next Wed Exam (rough breakdown) INTRO: 4 BRAIN: 9 FREUD: 9 SKINNER: 9 COG DEV: 9 LANGUAGE 9 PERCEPTION/ATTENTION: 9 MEMORY: 9 LOVE: 7 EVOLUTION 4 RATIONALITY 4 EMOTION: 18 = 100% Review sessions • Monday, 2/26, 4-6 PM • Tuesday, 2/27, 6-8 PM Dunham labs 220 1
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William James on human instincts To the psychologist alone can such questions occur as: Why do we smile, when pleased, and not scowl? Why are we unable to talk to a crowd as we talk to a single friend? Why does a particular maiden turn our wits upside-down? The common man can only say: " Of course we smile, of course our heart palpitates at the sight of the crowd, of course we love the maiden … The wrong theory of emotions William James on human instincts And so, probably, does each animal feel about the particular things it tends to do in the presence of certain objects . .. To the lion it is the lioness which is made to be loved; to the bear, the she-bear. To the broody hen, the notion would probably seem monstrous that there should be a creature in the world to whom a nestful of
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