Week 5 - Extended Consciousness 3 SV (2)

Week 5 - Extended Consciousness 3 SV (2) - consciousness...

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Extended Consciousness
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What is extended consciousness? “Extended consciousness is everything core consciousness is, only bigger and better, and it does nothing but grow across evolution and across a lifetime of experiences in each individual.”
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What is extended consciousness? Extended consciousness arises from: Our ability to learn and remember information we previously experience through the core self The ability to retrieve that information to create the autobiographical self
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Disorders of Extended Consciousness Transient Global Amnesia Post-Traumatic Amnesia Alzheimer’s Disease Psychiatric Disorders
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External Manifestations of Consciousness Verbal Report Specific Actions Specific Emotions Focused Attention Low Level Attention Background Emotions Wakefulness Patients with altered extended
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Unformatted text preview: consciousness will manifest all of these behavioral markers that we used to describe core consciousness. However, they experience limits in their cognitive abilities Core Self vs. Autobiographical Self Core Self - transient Arises from our continuous interactions with objects in the environment Autobiographical Self - permanent Based on our knowledge and memory of personal events Autobiographical Self and Identity Personality = traits + experience Traits will have elements of nature and nurture Experience is based on interactions between the organism and objects giving rise to the autobiographical self Nature vs. Nurture in the creation of the Self Core Self = Nature Autobiographical Self Structures & Processes = Nature Development = Nurture...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course PSY 3001 taught by Professor Tallon during the Spring '11 term at Dowling.

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