Understanding My Past Life Experiences Through The Information That I Have Learned

2184 Words Sep 24th, 2016 9 Pages

The objective of this paper is for me to demonstrate an understanding of my past life experiences through the information that I have learned in this course. I have chosen to focus on multiple meaningful experiences in my life. Some experiences from my past may not appear to be bright and sunny; however my ophthalmologist assured me that all of my rods and cones were in good working order. “Ha-ha” Everything that I have gone through has made me the consciously aware woman that I am today. I’m still a work in progress. I do my best to find logic in my own mental processes. (Wikipedia, 2016) In Psychology mental process is the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents. (Vocabulary, 2011) I utilize metacognition and evaluate things throughout my day on a regular basis. Planning, tasking and problem solving are just a few examples of some metacognitive skills needed for this class. Metacognition refers to awareness of one’s own knowledge—what one does and doesn’t know—and one’s ability to understand, control, and manipulate one’s cognitive processes (Meichenbaum, 1985) (Teal Center Staff,2012). I feel as though if psychology was the same type of science as my chemistry class I would be focused on trying to balance the equation of life. Psychology is a different type of science; it may not always use beakers or seek chemical reactions by adding enzymes. Instead psychology is a scientific study of behavior and…

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