myron 5 - Consciousness What is it? Feelings, thoughts, and...

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Consciousness
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What is it? Feelings, thoughts, and aroused states in which we are aware Personal Can be selective Consciousness is continuous and ever- changing
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Attentional Processes Selective Attention/Focused Awareness The ability to focus awareness on a single stimulus to the exclusion of other stimuli Cocktail party phenomenon Selective Inattention Inattentional Blindness Change Blindness Divided attention/Divided Consciousness The ability to distribute one’s attention and simultaneously engage in two or more activities
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Wegner et al. 1987 WHY? Examining if we can control our thoughts WHO? Adults METHOD: expression or suppression conditions, ring a bell when thought of or mentioned topic RESULTS: if you suppressed first then you compensate during expression (Rebound effect)
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Biological Rhythms Periodic fluctuations in physiological functioning Four cycles: Yearly 28-day Circadian (24 hours) 90 minutes
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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myron 5 - Consciousness What is it? Feelings, thoughts, and...

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