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

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