Chapter 4 The Psychological Person

Chapter 4 The Psychological Person - Dimensions of Human...

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Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment Chapter 4 The Psychological Person: Cognition, Emotion, and Self
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Key Points Addressed Defining and Differentiating Cognition and Emotion Theories of Cognition: Themes and Concepts Cognitive Information Processing Social Learning Multiple Intelligences Moral Reasoning Theories of Emotion: Themes and Concepts Physiological Social Psychological Cognition and Emotion: Integrated into The Self Visualizing the Integrated Self
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Cognition and Emotion: Defined and Differentiated Cognition - Our conscious or preconscious thinking processes. The mental activities of which we are aware or can become aware with probing Emotion - A feeling state characterized by our appraisal of a stimulus, by changes in bodily sensations, and by displays of expressive gestures
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Cognition and Emotion: Theoretical Orientations Theories of Cognition Assume conscious thinking is the basis for almost all behavior and emotions Thoughts produce emotions Cognition Emotion Theories of Emotion Emphasize either physiological, psychological, or social context as the source of emotion Give variable weight to the role of cognition in labeling of programmed feelings Emotion Cognition
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General Points of Agreement Cognition and emotion are complex and interactive Symptoms of psychological problems may be primarily cognitive or emotional, but both cognition and emotion influence the development of problems Cognition and emotion integrate into some cohesive notion of the self
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Terms Psychology Affect Mood
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