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  1. How did Haidt, J(2010) begin his study on elevation?He originally studied disgust which has an evolutionary adaptive function for us. If we walk into a public bathroom that smells like shit we are disgusted and will most likley leave. This is good because we are less likley to be exposed to infectious disease

          

  2. Sympathetic joyAbility to put yourself in another position.
    Passive

          

  3. Results of Fresrickson et al. (2008) study:Increase in positive emotions with time
    No significant influence on nwgative emotions
    Increase in personal resources
    Subjects were more satisfied with their lives

          

  4. Heroic compassion-Has intelligence mixed with it. There is wisdom with real compassion, no pity and no waving of your rights

          

  5. What is affectionate attentionCompassion between family members: caregivers, parents, children,
    -Root of all compassion

          

  6. Why do we have elation?Encourages us to be cohesive, social finction, helps the group, encourages altruism, has individualistic effect as well: gives you feelings of energy and playfulness

          

  7. Sentient compassionCompassion without intelligence= giving your kids cake before dinner just because they cry

          

  8. True compassionCompassion without intelligence= giving your kids cake before dinner just because they cry

          

  9. What 4 things do NOT describe loving kindnessSelfish attraction and ill will
    Pity and cruelty
    Exuberance and resentment
    Indifference and attachment

          

  10. InsulaAssociated with negative emotions
    Down regulation of the amygdala so less activation

          

  11. What are 4 types of loving kindness?Loving-kindness
    Compassion
    Sympathetic joy
    Non attachment

          

  12. Do you feel like being yourself can be a relief?yes because we often critisize ourselves for being too much or too little of something when we compare ourselves. however when we let go of who we "think" we should be we find that we are lighter, more free

          

  13. Real life example: The kielburger brothersStarted her work in the slums of Calcutta, India.
    Hospice work, Helped the poor, cares for people with aids, leprosy, tb

          

  14. describe what Condon et al (2013) did to test lkmIncrease in positive emotions with time
    No significant influence on nwgative emotions
    Increase in personal resources
    Subjects were more satisfied with their lives

          

  15. Two forms of compassion-Crying because of the children growing up without parents or neglected in some form

          

  16. Real life example: Mother TheresaCofounded zen peacemakers
    Set up a soup kitchen in nyc and taught inner city youth basic skills like cooking. used that food to feed the homeless. Make the brownies for B&J icecream

          

  17. what is the perception action model according to hofmann et al (2011)Warm, uplifting feeling that people experience when they see unexpected acts of human goodness, kindness, courage, or compassion

          

  18. Loving and kindness meditation leads to _____ and _____Broadening and Building

          

  19. What is deep listening?Started by Warren Buffet. Trying to get all the rich people to donate their money to charity. Like him or not, bill gates has almost eradicated polio

          

  20. When Haidt, J (2010) studied people who were elevatedd, what did he find?There was a social focus
    people wanted to go tell other people about what they saw
    they were more likley to want to be around more people

          

  21. what does judging feel like?Started by Warren Buffet. Trying to get all the rich people to donate their money to charity. Like him or not, bill gates has almost eradicated polio

          

  22. Non attachmentGrasping
    Resentment
    Boredom
    Agitation
    Doubt

          

  23. What were the statistical results of codon et al (2013) study?Increase in positive emotions with time
    No significant influence on nwgative emotions
    Increase in personal resources
    Subjects were more satisfied with their lives

          

  24. CompassionTo suffer together
    Com=together
    Pati=suffer

          

  25. AmygdalaImportant in detecting emotions and mapping bodily responses onto an emotion. Detecting or changing heart rate or blood pressure and making that information available to the brain

          

  26. When Haidt, J(2010) asked his subjects what they thought about disgust what was the response?Surprisingly no one really said gross thigs. They all mentioned social situations like racism, sexism, bullying etc

          

  27. Describe Fredrickson et al.(2008) study ( long paper )-7 wk LKM course
    -Used a wait list control group
    -DV: Resources, Outcomes and Daily assesment of meditation experiences

          

  28. how does LKM change neural expression of sadnessFeel connected
    Happier: two opposite mental/emotional states cannot co exist
    More accepting

          

  29. Can we have compassion between the healer and the woundedno. it is a relationship between equals. if there is no equality then there is no true compassion

          

  30. What is the giving pledge?Started by Warren Buffet. Trying to get all the rich people to donate their money to charity. Like him or not, bill gates has almost eradicated polio

          

  31. What are 4 kinds of compassionFamilial compassion
    Global compassion
    Sentient compassion
    Heroic compassion

          

  32. The broaden and build theoryEncourages us to be cohesive, social finction, helps the group, encourages altruism, has individualistic effect as well: gives you feelings of energy and playfulness

          

  33. What happens experientially?Feel connected
    Happier: two opposite mental/emotional states cannot co exist
    More accepting

          

  34. Temporal parietal junction-Crying because of someones courage to come out of the closet

          

  35. In what sense is clinging optional?Started by Warren Buffet. Trying to get all the rich people to donate their money to charity. Like him or not, bill gates has almost eradicated polio

          

  36. CompassionAbility to understand emotional state+ desire help
    Active

          

  37. What is elevation according to Haidt, J (2010)?in social psych we often have to form positive emotions to do this we usually gove candy to ppt. this works in the short term but we cannot give ppt candy every single day, it wont provoke positive feelings in the same way. so we use loving and kindness meditation which works long term

          

  38. Real life example: Bernie GlassmanStarted her work in the slums of Calcutta, India.
    Hospice work, Helped the poor, cares for people with aids, leprosy, tb

          

  39. Tears of compassion-Crying because of someones courage to come out of the closet

          

  40. What is familial compassionCompassion between family members: caregivers, parents, children,
    -Root of all compassion

          

  41. Miscellaneous findings with LKMSocial connectedness
    Lower back pain
    Reactions to inflammation
    Positive emotions and well being
    Neural expression of sadness

          

  42. Idiot compassionCompassion without intelligence= giving your kids cake before dinner just because they cry

          

  43. Empathythis is a desire for people not to suffer
    -The intention and capacity to lighten and relieve suffering

          

  44. Tears of elevation-Crying because of someones courage to come out of the closet

          

  45. ObstaclesGrasping
    Resentment
    Boredom
    Agitation
    Doubt

          

  46. CompatiAbility to put yourself in another position.
    Passive

          

  47. Who is thich that hanhTerm made by Thich Nhat Hanh
    -listening without expectation or judgments
    -listening with the purpose of helping another empty their heart

          

  48. What is the hedonic treadmill?in social psych we often have to form positive emotions to do this we usually gove candy to ppt. this works in the short term but we cannot give ppt candy every single day, it wont provoke positive feelings in the same way. so we use loving and kindness meditation which works long term

          

  49. Loving-kindness-"metta" warmth that reaches out to others
    -the intention and capacity to offer kindness to others. its wanting others to be happy. love is a heartfeltvreaction and kindness has a gentle quality

          

  50. Global compassionCompassion for people across the world
    Seeing an earthquake in nepal and worrying about people you dont know

          

  51. Basic techniquehaving a clear calm tranquil state of mind. Not clingy and not attached and non discriminating. its not a friend nor a for its everybody

          

  52. What is loving-kindness meditation-"metta" warmth that reaches out to others
    -the intention and capacity to offer kindness to others. its wanting others to be happy. love is a heartfeltvreaction and kindness has a gentle quality

          

  53. proposed benefitsMakes us feel good
    Healthier
    Better parenting, spouses, and friends
    Better workers
    Better world