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Boy loves mother and hates father
Girl loves father and hates mother
External stimuli, then physiological response followed by predicted emotional response
Cannon suggests that this system's over activation is responsible for death during 'boning'
Use of non-sexual objects for stimulus
Body-wide muscle contractions, focuses around genitals, positioning of uterus, contractions of the cervix
Erickson (trust/mistrust)
The tendency to be 'on top of your game' when in the presence of observers. However, social observation can also have the opposite effect.
Genitals become engorged with blood causing erection and swelling of labia.
Exposing oneself to people who aren't prepared in order to become sexually aroused
Tendency to attribute one's successes to personal factors and one's failures to situational factors.
Erickson (identity vs. role confusion)
Erickson (integrity vs. despair)
Psychosexual stage; develop fixations based on earlier unresolved conflicts which manifest is adult behavior
Motivation from within (internal)
Component of attitude formation: what you believe
Doing an act for its own sake, pleasure of the act
Instead of restoring equilibrium, organisms may seek levels of higher arousal (ie thrill-seeking)
Engaging in an opposite behavior to an 'unacceptable' feeling
When group members feel pressure to conform to the group and stop critically thinking (to avoid dissention in the group).
Primary motivation comes from outside (external)
The conscience; holds values and ideas for the self
Psychosexual stage; satisfaction derived from release
Basedow suggests that this system is responsible for death during the 'boning' process.
These attributions assume behavior is due to personal characteristics.
Piaget's Development Stage 4 (abstract thinking)
The guiding motivation in our behavior is unconditional positive regard.
Ability to withstand immediate reward in favor of long-term reward.
When a victim is blamed for their misfortune, so that one feels less likely to be victimized in a similar way.
These attributions assume behavior is due to contextual demands or environmental conditions
External stimuli, then physiological response and emotional experience happen at the same time
No interest in sexuality
Erickson (autonomy vs. shame and doubt)
Using logic to find a way to justify our behavior or thoughts
Contributions to attraction: four things
Situational pressures can make people obey instructions that go against their belief systems.
Attributing your feelings to another
This group process which states that like-minded groups are more likely to yield more extreme conclusions after group discussion.
Refusal to accept a difficult fact
Inferences that people draw about the causes of events, others' behavior, and their own behavior
Stages of Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome
Displaying feelings onto an inappropriate target
Need to have feces as part of sexual arousal
Component of attitude formation: what you are willing to do about it
When mistakes are made, we tend to over-estimate the importance of trait variable in others and context variables in ourselves.
Subfield concerned with how individuals are influenced by others
When out of homeostasis, body may generate discomfort, which decreases with behavior that restores homeostasis.
A way to keep id and superego happy at the same time
Jobs should be highly structured and fool-proof with high levels of supervision.
Erickson (initiative vs. guilt)
The guiding force or motivation for our behavior is to fulfull our potential.
One side favors external attributions for their behavior while other side favors internal attribution
Factors responsible for Milgram obedience:
The beast; only function is to seek pleasure at any cost
Piaget's Development Stage 1 (object permanence, stranger anxiety)
Causes great pain; general pain disorder
Other physiological signs of arousal (breathing, heartrate, flushing...)
No erection
No sweating
Psychosexual stage; genital related fixation
Assessment on how unconscious mind influences behavior
Changing unacceptable impulses into acceptable
Pushing memories into the unconscious to be avoided
Involuntary contraction of vaginal muscles, especially during times of high anxiety
Piaget's Development Stage 2 (pretend play, egocentrism, language development)
Distancing from sex
The process of forming impressions of others
Erickson (generativity vs. stagnation)
Piaget's Development Stage 3 (conservation, logical thinking, math)
Impressions are influenced by three things:
Employees like variety and responsibility and should be given challenges and accountability.
Sexual attraction to children under age of puberty
Psychosexual stage; satisfaction derived feeding
Over-analysis of difficult realties
Polygraph assessment which translates arousal into easily understood stimuli, and allows us to monitor our own level of arousal
Component of attitude formation: how you feel about it
The self; balances other two
Yielding to social pressure
Erickson (intimacy vs. isolation)
Inability to achieve orgasm even after long attempts
Unexpected touching for sexual arousal
People are less likely to help others when they are in groups than when they are alone.
Need to cause others pain to have sexual pleasure
Period of time required for reinstatement of sexual response cycle.
Displaying behavior typical of an earlier stage of development
Sexual excitement from watching people who don't know they're being watched
Doing an act to obtain an external reinforcer, or avoid a punisher
External stimuli with physiological arousal, then cognition, then emotional experience
Learning history can increase the pull of certain stimuli.
Requires pain for arousal and orgasm
Arousal to something which has become associated with sex, but is not sex
The tendency to input less effort or be less likely to assist when there is perception that others are available to pick up the 'slack.'
Erickson (competence vs. inferiority)

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