UT PSY 301 - States of Consciousness (62 pages)

Previewing pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 29, 30, 31, 32, 59, 60, 61, 62 of 62 page document View the full content.
View Full Document

States of Consciousness



Previewing pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 29, 30, 31, 32, 59, 60, 61, 62 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

States of Consciousness

70 views


Pages:
62
Type:
Miscellaneous
School:
University of Texas at Austin
Course:
Psy 301 - Introduction to Psychology
Edition:
1
Documents in this Packet

Unformatted text preview:

Myers EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY 7th Ed Chapter 6 States of Consciousness James A McCubbin PhD Aneeq Ahmad Ph D Modified by Ray Hawkins Ph D Worth Publishers States of Consciousness Waking Consciousness Selective Attention Levels of Information Processing States of Consciousness Sleep and Dreams Biological Rhythms and Sleep Why Do We Sleep Sleep Disorders Dreams States of Consciousness Hypnosis Facts and Falsehoods Explaining the Hypnotized State Drugs and Consciousness Dependence and Addiction Psychoactive Drugs Influences on Drug Use History of Consciousness 1 Psychology began as a science of consciousness 2 Behaviorists argued about alienating consciousness from psychology 3 However after 1960 mental concepts consciousness started reentering psychology Forms of Consciousness AP Photo Ricardo Mazalan Stuart Franklin Magnum Photos Christine Brune Bill Ling Digital Vision Getty Images Consciousness modern psychologists believe is an awareness of ourselves and our environment Selective Attention Our conscious awareness processes only a small part of all that we experience We intuitively make use of the information we are not consciously aware of Inattentional Blindness Daniel Simons University of Illinois Inattentional blindness refers to the inability to see an object or a person in our midst Simons Chabris 1999 showed that half of the observers failed to see the gorilla suited assistant in a ball passing game Change Blindness Change blindness is a form of inattentional blindness in which two thirds of individuals giving directions failed to notice a change in the individual asking for directions 1998 Psychonomic Society Inc Image provided courtesy of Daniel J Simmons Can we study consciousness The hard problem how to relate the subjective phenomenological states of consciousness called qualia to neural activity Definitions of consciousness Gazzaniga Heatherton 2003 Subjectivity sentience Access to information e g CS UCS Self knowledge Johari window A unitary experience



View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view States of Consciousness and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view States of Consciousness and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?