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24 Cards in this Set

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human being is a bipartite creature composed of a material body and an immaterial soul
Unique to humans only
the soul survives the body after death
first blow, belief that there is no soul at all, we are just complex animals LaMettrie
William James
"principals of psychology" “consciousness” is at all times primarily a selecting agency, and that without such an agency survival would not occur
Cartesian Dualism
Descartes, seperating the mind and matter and the mind and body, body and soul causualy interact
Multiple Drafts model
Dennet compares it to how a scholarly journal is created, some are edited, some are kept, some are just forgotten
Cartesian Theater
Is where everything comes together, body and soul
sould plays this role in the cartesian theater
Cartesian Materialism
crucial finnish like or boundary somewhere in the brain, some set of info that directly corresponds to our consious experience
Bertano- thoughts are about objects
seperates inentional mind from physical body
challenge to naturalistc... b/c all mind acts can be explained as physical
Cartesian Perspective
we have better perspective b/c of introspective look on our minds over others
Darryl Bem
we know ourselfs as we know others
people use folk psych to explain others’ behavior by attributing to them mental states such as beliefs and desires
Nisbett and Wilson
Info processing- people have no accsess to their mental processes, we are only aware of the results of those processes
thinking of a reason for the attitude can disrupt it and cause bad desions.
2 components- cognitive (facts), affective (feeling)
Wegner Information processing
mind or machine must contain a operating system and an error detecting system
effort info processing
effort of the conscious processor
automatic processing
processing that proceeds without awareness
Intentionality Inexistence
the mind can think about things that do not exist
form of competition for limited resources
Lorenz' view of agression
innate drive, in humans no longer under mechanism control,
Social learning of agression
we learn it through watching etc, agression is a part of culture, not bio
Evolutionary psych on agression
view it as an adaptation to limited resources