-The most impressive thing our brain can do is know right away whether or not we know
something. Our brain doesnt search all the info we have (usually), it doesnt do anything
if we dont know the answer
-after let out into the synaptic
want to do it. Ex learn to tie shoe (fairly complex), they can do it, but eventually they
just wont do it and will tell parent to do it. Ex- everyone knows how to kill someone but
most people dont go through step 3 and do it.
Efficiency of Social Learning
4)Psycho kinesis: the direct influence of mind on matter, use mind to move objects. A
paranormal motor function rather than an extra sensory perception but still often put in
the same category.
The Nature of ESP
The Case Against ESP
-Lots of at
habituated). If something suddenly changes, like someone kicking your chair, it comes to
the foreground. Anything in the background does not go through for memory
-Two ways to get information from foreground to short term memory:
Internal trigger: you tel
-punish the behavior, not the child. Dont want to say the child is no good, want to say
the behavior is not good. You convince the child they arent not a good being, so they see
future behavior as being justified by their bad character.
-replace the undes
Will have a positive identity if the things that define us are positive:
accomplishments, etc. A strong personal identity gives a good self esteem.
The other aspect is social identity. The extent to which I have a sense of
belonging, liked, loved, that pe
Motivation is also a theory of movement but we are interested in living objects
Both theories are attempting to answer the WHY question why do people do
the things they do
With gravity, we are inferring the presence of a force, we dont actually see it