Gen Psych Lect 17

Gen Psych Lect 17 - Important Info: Final: De c. 9th (Last...

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Important Info: Final: Dec. 9 th (Last Day of Class) th ed.) C o g n i t i v e Ps y c ho l o g y ( c on t ' d ) C ogn i t i v e T h e r a p y ( c on t ' d ) Fundamental Idea 1. Every negative emotion you have comes from a false belief from childhood. 2. Every time you have a negative emotion, discover the false belief behind it, and reverse it Practice this everyday, with every negative emotion. Discover, all your false beliefs. Become familiar with them. Become familiar with reversing them. These false beliefs act to limit your life. So they are called s e l f - li m i t i n g b e li e f s . The most crucial line is: Attitude is everything!!! Example: Biologists and doctors published articles proving that it is impossible for a human being to run a mile in 4 minutes. Roger Bannister refused to believe this. In 1954, he ran a mile in 4 minutes. As a result of seeing this, 20 people achieved this in the following year. After that, thousands of people achieved this.
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course 830 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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Gen Psych Lect 17 - Important Info: Final: De c. 9th (Last...

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