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SMC Module 2. Content Extraction


COURSE COMPONENTS: 2 Videos 1 Theory exercise 2 Preparation exercises (establishing a baseline) 4 Observation exercises 3 Practice exercises 2 Evaluation exercises (assessing your learning progress) COURSE DURATION: 13 hours - The course is self-paced, so the stated duration is an estimate - You will have access to this course for a period of 12 months from date of purchase COURSE SUBJECTS: 1. Primary mental state attribution (affect, desire, belief, knowledge level) 2. Inferring complex mental states (attitudes, motivations, intentions) 3. Inferring personality factors (personality traits, temperament, integrity, competence) 4. Inferring trustworthiness and credibility from narratives 5. Contextualizing mental state information LEARNING OUTCOMES: • Simultaneously detect and interpret relevant verbal and nonverbal indicators of mental states • Recognize the content in narratives and self-disclosures that has predictive and explanatory value • Detect indicators in verbal behavior that reveal primary mental states, such as affects (emotions, feelings, moods), desires, beliefs, and knowledge levels • Infer complex mental states, including attitudes, motivations, and intentions, from primary mental states • Infer personality traits, temperaments and other characteristics from people through their narrative sharing • Infer the level of integrity and competence of people through their narrative sharing • Employ various methods to assess the veracity of verbal content • Understand your own word choice, sentence structure and use of figurative language • Contextualize relevant social and non-social content in narratives and self-disclosures • Identify inconsistencies in verbal and nonverbal behavior and detect contextual incongruities




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