Day+14+(second+version) - Akman and Facial Feedback...

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Akman and Facial Feedback approach Has a lot in common with what Zajonc was talking about back in the day. Zajonc inspired what a stream of researchers ended up focusing on. Because when I experience emotions, like sadness, it is likely to be the case that I am retrieving from my memories particular kinds of things that have happened in my life that happens to be very sad; more likely to interpret current events in terms of sadness. There is also the problematic nuance that every time I have experienced this facial expression, I have also been experiencing these cognitions and association with the future. Therefore, it is not only the case that it is a biological thing we are doing, but also a learning/ expectations Paired association between declarative knowledge from memory & facial expressions. Appraisal Theory + A f ect/causes cognition type theory [???] Jim Russell - Model of Basic A f ect When you are responding to ANY stimulus cue in the environment; you are going to have a response that is relatively automatic, and it is either POSITIVE or NEGATIVE on a continuum scale. “N ------------------ P” John Bargh (& Shelley Chaiken) automatic evaluation conducted a study that show when you are a processing a stimulus, one of your very first response is to either like it or dislike it for no apparent reason. Each thing you see – either immediate positive or negative response to it - brain is always adding automatic response tags to stimulus
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course PSYCH V89.-0030- taught by Professor Susan during the Fall '09 term at NYU.

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