Communication Studies 116 Week 1 Notes
Communication Studies 116 Week 1 Notes Comm 116
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Date Created: 01/09/16
Thursday jan 7 2016 Hopes for a happy quotpermanent marriagequot What are your chances 1 out of 3 Percent of marriage that do not end in divorce Percent of those marriage that quotlastquot that are happysatis ed Understanding the Architecture of the brain can help us to better understand individuals and our relationships in order understand the issues of love con ict long lasting relationship The human m is the most complex organ in the human body and perhaps the most remarkable our brain is designed to function in ancestral environment and how it operates in current environment How did the brain evolve quotthe ladder modelquot the nal product is signi cantly different from the initial product because of layers of tinkering in order to adapt to current environment Tinker vs Engineers the engineer follows a map while the tinkerer The Divided Self the basic organizing principle of the brain 1 Left and Right some functions are symmetrical and other are asymmetrical 2 Old vs New natural selection the tinkerer a The Triune Brain Model of the Evolution of the Vertebrate Brain Paul MacLean i the brain does not function as separate functional units but as a set of interlaced networks which evolves in intimate connections with each otherquot 3 Controlled vs Automatic much brain processing is not conscious Neocortex brain analytical mind most recent a the neocortex represents that cluster of brain structure involved in advanced cognition including planning modeling and simulation control impulses imagine a friends face i logic amp analysis ii rational thought iii control of emotions iv language morality Limbic brain emotional mind a the limbic brain refers to those brain structures wherever located associated with social and nurturing behaviors mutual reciprocity and other behavior and effects that arose during the age of the mammals i memory ii sociability iii attack iv anger v maternal love vi anxiety vii fearhate viii jealousy Reptilian brain instinctive mind a the reptilian brain refers to those brain structures related to territoriality ritual behavior and other reptile behavior i breathing temperature ii hungerthirst iii balance iv avoidancesurvival v territoriality vi reproductive drive Three Interrelated communicating parts and attachmentjealousylove Reptilian sexmating territorial roots ofjealousy note no concern with offspring and abandon eggs after laying Territory Limbic production subconscious level evolved for protection of offsprings within territory secured by reptilian brain protection required a drive based on a hunger for mutual recognition and contact this hunger for contact maintained the bond between mother and offspring and generated closely knit grouping that maximized survival of young emotions of attachment love jealousy sadness at being apart have source in limbic brain and can be observed in higher species such as a dogs cats horses and other warm blooded animals Emotional Attachment Neocortical brain protective social environment of the limbic system made is possible for offspring to be born before the brain size was fully accomplished Offsprings are born very helpless if the limbic system does not exist our offspring will not survive Complex conceptualization maternal love romantic love human social bonding Three Subsvstems of love Helen Fisher Attraction characterized by increased energy focused attention on a speci c mate obsessive following romantic gestures possessive mateguarding and motivation to win a preferred mating partner Sex Drive Libido is characterized by craving for sexual grati cation In human this is Attachment mutual nest building grooming maintenance of close proximity separation anxiety and shared parental chores characterize attachment in animals a Oxytocin attachment evolved to motivate individuals to stay with the preferred reproductive partner long enough to complete parental duties and experience this rewarding Trustworthiness 033 milliseconds People will think a guy is more trustworthy if he has high cheek bones and invisible eyebrows because the eyes are more profound in this face structure Duchenne smile a real smile with wrinkles around the eyes It is a smile and it cannot be faked Say Cheese smile Panam smile gt Botox smile Smiling or Frowning Reptilianbase survival instinct negativity bias ambiguous response human are inclined to see the negativity interpretation and or negative emotion Low cost to determine negativity than to assume positivity Smartest the guy in the center Neocortex brain socially conditioned response eyebrows looks attentive attractive 1 everyone tend to assume that people that are most like them are the smartest and brightest 2 the best looking out of the bunch good looking smart healthy funny a The Halo Effect good at one thing leads people to believe you are good at other things as well Attractiveness female proportioned waist to hip ratio able to bare children and cheekbones big eyes weight is good sign healthy and extra resources to spare male triangular shaped barrel chested facial hair balanced testosterone excessive body hair testosterone level too high suggests health issue and anger Skin social conditioning building on top of evolution female lighter skin less testatones male darkness of skin corresponds to testatones studies show we tend to gravitate towards lighter skin man due to social condition but we view different as attractive but average is also attractive cheerleader effect Thinking in advance logically cognitivity In the moment instinct responses take over and cancels the In the moment instinctive responses who am i going to go home with sweaty tshirt s study disaster who am i going to marry cognitive decision income humor educationetc
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