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As the participants worked through the questionnaire the questionsbecame more personal thus increasing anger behaviorAfter they completed the questionnaire, the researcher took their pulserate and told them there was one final questionnaire to determine howangry were the participants
ALL OF THIS WAS STANDARDISEDThe researchers at the end explained how participants were deceived andexplained that this was necessary in order to prevent demandcharacteristicsResults:All but one of the 185 male participants agreed to the injection11 participants were so suspicious about some crucial feature of theexperiment that their data was discarded5 participants had no physiological reaction to the injection of EPI andwere also excluded from the data analysisThis left 169 participants' data to be analysedThe participants who received the injections of adrenaline showedsignificantly more sympathetic arousal (for example: tremor, itching,numbness) compared with the placebo participantsThose participants in the adrenaline condition show more evidence ofphysiological response (change in pulse rate)compared to the controlgroupsThe participants in the adrenaline condition also reported higherscores on the self report measuresIn all the adrenaline conditions pulse rate increased significantly whencompared with the decreased characteristic of the placebo conditionsIt is clear that those participants in the adrenaline conditions werephysiologically aroused during the experimentIn the anger condition,ignorantgroupfelt the angriest and the secondangriest group was the placebo groupChapter 3 - The Cognitive Approach (MIND)3.1 - The Approach:Social cognition:the study of how people process social information and howthis processing might affect how a person behaves towards or around otherpeopleAttention:the concentration of mental effort on a particular stimulus. It may befocused or divided
Focused attention:the picking out of a particular input from a mass ofinformation, such as an array or a continuous streamEx.: concentrating on the teacher’s voice when there is acolleague whispering next to youDivided attention:the ability to split two or more simultaneous tasks.AKA multitaskingEx.: driving and talkingDaydreaming:a mildly altered state of consciousness in which we experience asense of being “lost in our thoughts,” detachment from our environmentWorking memory model:this model of memory suggests that two different typesof current or “working” memory can be used at the same time3.2 - Core Study #1Andrade; 2010Aim:To see if doodling can help aid in concentration via reducing daydreaming.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Mayling Ganuza
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