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World within our skin - Intro to Psychology

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    So how do we learn to describe the world within our skin? What's going on?
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    Well, we learn, through trial and error, experience, and reinforcement. So,
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    here's an example. My niece, Sophia was about six years old. And we were at the
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    airport, and she was going to fly to Switzerland for the summer to see her
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    Grammy. And she said, aunt Sue, my tummy feels funny. And I said oh, honey
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    those are called butterflies, you're just nervous about flying. She said no it,
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    it doesn't feel right. It kind of hurts. I said no, no. That's just called
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    nervousness or anxiousness. And she kept telling that something was wrong, and
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    I was trying to describe it as excitement, as anxiousness. And it turns out
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    that when they got to Switzerland, my brother called me, and Sophia actually
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    was vomiting the entire way. so, it turns out that Aunt Sue was wrong. she
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    wasn't anxious, she wasn't nervous, she actually had some type of stomach bug.
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    But that's an example of me as an adult, trying to teach a child about what's
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    going on inside their skin. So, besides experiencing pain or an upset stomach,
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    how do we describe feelings such as love or passion? There's a lot of
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    literature out there on love and passion. But until you experience it, it's
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    very difficult to describe.
Title:
World within our skin - Intro to Psychology
Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Project:
PS001: Intro to Psychology
Duration:
01:14

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