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Unformatted text preview: Benefit: Dont have to pay attention as much Disadvantage: Hard to stop Consciousness Ones current level of awareness of the environment and of ones own mental processes Things youre not conscious of can still affect your behavior o No conscious processes: Not consciously available, or at least not fully o Preconscious processes: Not currently conscious but could easily be o Implicit processing can occur without conscious effort or conscious access to processes. Demonstrated through indirect tests. Mode of Consciousness o Ornsteins Distinction Active Mode: Shuts out irrelevant information and focuses on selected information Receptive Mode: Less focused, more passive, doesnt exclude as much...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08