Neural Representation of Temporal Patterns

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.16 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In order to under- stand man best in all his facets, the psy- chologist must team up with experts and specialists in other fields. Per sonare, 129 Percentile scores, 337 Perception, 206, 2O7 definition of, 209 effect on, of ambiguous stimuli, 222 of needs, 222-225 of strong tensions, 222224 and frames of reference, 224-227 functional view of, 21O meaning in, 209-213 of motion, 219-222 and probabilities, 212, 213 selective, 292 stimulus factors in, 213-222 Perceptual constancy, 211 Perceptual defense, 223 Perceptual errors, 213 Perceptual organization and stimulus factors, 215-222 Perceptual reorganization, 240, 275 Performance Scale, 348 Persona, 129 Personal equation, 320 Personality, American, 154-166 beliefs and values of, 156-158 superficiality of contacts, 166 aspects of, character, 138 health, 136 intelligence, 136 knowledge, 137 roles, 138 self, 134, 135 skills, 137 temperament, 138 values, 137 and culture, 130, 151-154 definitions of, 133-134 as dynamic, 135 factors in friendship, 135 history of term, 129, 130 influence on, of heredity, 130, 131 of physiological factors, 131, 132 and leadership, 137 misconceptions of, 130-133 and occupation, 164166 Personality, ordinary conceptions of, 128, 129 limitations of, 128, 129 as organization of systems, 135 in other cultures, 151154 psychophysical nature of, 134, 135 and the self, 134, 135 trait approach to, 132, 133 limitations of, 132, 133 Personality questionnaires, faking on, 376 limitations of, 376-377 nature of, 376 Personality trait as the element of per- sonality, 132 Personality traits, 132, 137 Personality types, 138-144 attitudes toward self as possible basis for, 144 evaluation of, 14O-144 possible dependence on social groups, 143, 144 present status of, conclusions on, 144 Pfaffmann, C., 201 Phenylpyruvic oligophrenia, 182 Phi phenomenon, 218, 219 Phillips, E.

Stevens' Handbook of Experimental Psychology: Learning,

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.21 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Key Terms Case study. and the names with the codes are kept separately. Language is used without thought when expressing feelings or exchanging pleasantries. this hypothesis holds what and how individuals can possibly think is determined by the language and linguistic categories they use (linguistic determinism). If they had gone to a modern psychiatrist they would have been put on antipsychotic meds to erase their fantasy like thoughts.

Behavioral ecology of tropical animals, Volume 42 (Advances

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.92 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In the United States there are powerful social forces in favor of language loyalty and maintenance (see Fishman, 1966a) by immigrant groups, significant political factors in favor of FL study as a means toward international cooperation and understanding, and there are also present traditional cultural views that favor the study of the major European languages. But to say that the past is the sufficient cause of the present and to examine the past in therapy in this context is an instance of the kind of reductionism the whole existential movement adamantly opposes.

Right Hand, Left Hand

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.77 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In fact, Bushman and Baumeister had randomly assigned partipants to receive either positive evaluations ("No suggestions, great essay!") or negative evaluations ("This is one of the worst essays I have read!). Second, many of those findings derive from correctional research, so the direction of the causal arrow is often unclear. Research has identified the following types of attention focus: The demand for concentration varies with the sport: Sustained concentration - distance running, cycling, tennis, squash Short bursts of concentration - cricket, golf, shooting, athletic field events Intense concentration - sprinting events, bobsleigh, skiing Strategies to improve concentration are very personal.

The Nature of Work: Advances in Psychological Theory,

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.60 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

With that said, let the drama unfold… Wundt’s ideas formed the basis of the first school of thought (or perspective) in psychology, known as structuralism. Further on Chomsky published a review of Skinner´s "Verbal Behaviour" in which he presented arguments against the behaviouristic view. Modern psychology is an attempt to bring the methods of scientific investigation, which have proved immensely fruitful in other fields, to bear upon mental life and its problems. Vitreous humor Fovea Cornea Iris Aqueous humor Proximal stimulus Optic nerve Pupil Distal stimulus Lens Blind spot Retina Ciliary muscle Fig.

The Neurofeedback Book

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.16 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The discussion of functional analysis in section 2b has shown that there is a clear sense in which adaptationist hypotheses can be tested: functional analysis predicts the existence of yet unknown cognitive mechanisms on the grounds of evolutionary reasoning about potential adaptive problems in the EEA, and these predictions are then empirically tested. From distress have come anger, dis- gust, fear, and jealousy.' We must remember that both heredity and environment are involved in such a differentiation.

The Psychology of Love (Penguin Modern Classics)

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.13 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Its complexity is immense, and the task of studying it and understanding it dwarfs all previous explorations our species has undertaken. I have organized the concepts with three categories: psychology concepts, scientific concepts, and other concepts. The benefit gained by inhibiting release of an expression on a case by case basis must be large enough to offset the cost of such computations for selection to favor the evolution of such regulatory circuits.

Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.84 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Understanding involves comprehending the object on its terms, to see in it structures that emerge from its side, and not from ours. … In explanation, the phenomena as they appear are transformed in the sense that they are either subsumed under laws that relate them to other, different phenomena, or they are broken down into parts that somehow are taken as more real than the configuration of those parts that are taken to make up the phenomenon in question. (Binswanger [1922-1957] 1963, pp. 38-39) In this sense psychoanalytic theory is an explanatory system, and Freud’s conception of man as Homo naturalis, that is, as essentially a biophysical organism, places psychoanalytic theory within the domain of natural science.

Progress in Psychobiology and Physiological Psychology: v.

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.71 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The anterior pituitary is directly connected with hypothalamus. Learning that occurs under the special con- ditions of social influence. For a long time it was thought that it did. For example History is taught effectively to small children with the help of story telling method because small children like stories. Any number of traits can be adaptive without those traits being adaptations. However, goal setting was not perceived to create these changes when considered alone (only relaxation/guided imagery was perceived to create changes in readiness) (Johnson, 2000).

We've Already Been There: On Feminism and Its Opponents

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.71 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Adolescents are primarily influenced by their peers through the process of social comparison. Foss (Ed.), New horizons in psychology, Harmondsworth: Penguin. Old memories are changed by new ones, maybe even so much that the original one is completely ‘lost’. A phrase that has often been misquoted, "Survival of the Fittest," actually means survival of the fit. This process is known as reciprocal socialization. Ed Diener and the science of subjective well–being.