Motivation & Emotion Theories in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to Maslow's hierearchy of needs, when all of the physiological needs are met, people tend to become concerned with whichof the following?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is responsible for creating a hierarchy of needs that has five levels: physiological needs, safety needs, social needs, esteem needs, and self-actualization needs?

Question 3 3. William James and Carl Lange are known for their theory stating that _____.

Question 4 4. Michelle was frightened by a scary movie. As a result, her HPA axis responded by:

Question 5 5. Our bodies making us thirsty when our water levels are low is an example of _____ Theory.

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Question 6 6. Charlie has a healthy response to the stress of moving to a new city. How might he respond to the situation?

Question 7 7. According to positive psychology, happiness involves all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 9 9. Madeline always feels like she is never included in group activities or social events. She has become depressed and lonely. According to Maslow, which category of needs has not been fulfilled?

Question 10 10. Who developed the theory of six basic emotions- anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise based off his studies in Papua New Guinea?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is not a concept associated with positive emotions?

Question 12 12. An emotion is defined as _____.

Question 13 13. Why do people have different caloric needs?

Question 14 14. Why is the two-factor theory of emotion called that?

Question 15 15. The biological processing of emotions does NOT involve the _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following would NOT address safety needs in the classroom?

Question 17 17. The 'Fight or Flight' response is regulated by which system?

Question 18 18. Who is responsible for creating a theory about a life instinct and a death instinct?

Question 19 19. Which theory of motivation proposes that our need to feel balanced, or homeostasis, is what causes motivation?

Question 20 20. Which of the following does not play a major role in hunger?

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Question 21 21. If you had sustained damage to your amygdala, which of the following situations would you have trouble experiencing?

Question 22 22. Which theory of emotion proposes that our emotions are the result of physiological reactions to events, i.e. you feel scared after your heart races?

Question 23 23. Amanda is at home, relaxing and enjoying a happy movie. How is her autonomic nervous system responding to this situation?

Question 24 24. Compared to pessimists, optimists tend to _____.

Question 25 25. What conclusion might we take away from case studies like that of Phineas Gage?

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Question 26 26. Which individual displays a high level of self-efficacy?

Question 27 27. Kevin is really stressed at work, and decides he needs a day off. When Kevin calls in sick to work the following day, which theory of motivation is he exhibiting?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 29 29. The order of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, from bottom to top is:

Question 30 30. What is the purpose of insulin?

Motivation & Emotion Theories in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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