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Intro to Psych Oct 3 - Oct 7

by: Julian Quesada

Intro to Psych Oct 3 - Oct 7 Psychology 1300

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These notes cover what Professor Agan went over in class from Oct 3 - Oct 7
Intro to Psychology
Dr. Herb Agan
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Julian Quesada on Sunday October 9, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psychology 1300 at University of Houston taught by Dr. Herb Agan in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 15 views.

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Date Created: 10/09/16
INTRO TO PSYC OCT 5 – OCT 7 Oct 3 Chapter 3: Sensation and Perception Sensation: Picking up information through our senses Perception: Process by which our brain organizes and processes the info Senses (5) 1. Sight 2. Taste 3. Touch 4. Smell 5. Hearing Perception (2) 1. Bottom up: a. Data driven processing i. Children are great observers but poor interpreters b. Top down: i. Previous experiences and conceptual knowledge are applied to recognize a pattern Oct 5 Boundaries: A system of setting limits to control one's self and to control others' effects on us. Purpose of boundaries (2) 1. To protect my reality (self-respect) from others 2. To contain my reality and protect others from me Types of boundaries (2) 1. External: body a. Skin, closeness, touching 2. Internal boundaries a. Thoughts, beliefs, feelings, perceptions, ideas, values, inner world view Boundaries increase our freedom & connectedness by keeping us from being an offender or a victim 3 Choices: 1. Yes 2. No 3. Maybe Walls: Defense Mechanisms -Created from offended boundaries or from self- protection -Walls keep us from expressing ourselves -Walls keep us from learning & experiencing new things -Common Walls: Fear, anger, religion, sex, silence, food, exercise, anxiety, wordiness, work Oct 7 Types of Intelligence Steinburg's 3 types of Intelligence: Analytical Intelligence: Mental abilities most closely related to success on traditional IQ and achievement tests Creative Intelligence: Creative thinking and problem solving Practical Intelligence: "Street smarts", practicality Gardner's 8 types of Intelligence: Visual: Good with art and design Linguistic: Good with words Logical: Good with numbers and math Bodily: Good at action, movement, and sports Musical: Good with music, tone, and rhythm Interpersonal: Good at communicating with others Intrapersonal: Good at self-reflection Naturalistic: Good at appreciating the world and nature


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