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Motivation & Emotion in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Emotions can help us with _____ communication.

Question 2 2. An emotion is defined as _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the BEST explanation for why Phineas Gage behaved so differently after his accident?

Question 4 4. Stress that can be positive or beneficial is known as _____.

Question 5 5. Stress can cause grey hair because it _____.

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Question 6 6. Kate has an unhealthy response to the stress of taking an exam. How might she respond?

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. A man who works late following a poor performance review is responding to a(n) _____.

Question 9 9. What is the motivating factor according to Instinct Theory?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements regarding appraisal, the cognitive processing part of the two-factor theory of emotion, is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. How did Cannon-Bard's theory of emotion differ from the James-Lange theory?

Question 12 12. William James and Carl Lange are known for their theory stating that _____.

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

Question 14 14. What is the purpose of insulin?

Question 15 15. Which of the following regulates our sense of hunger?

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Question 16 16. Compared to pessimists, optimists tend to _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following individuals is likely to be the LEAST happy?

Question 18 18. According to positive psychology, happiness involves all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Amanda is at home, relaxing and enjoying a happy movie. How is her autonomic nervous system responding to this situation?

Question 20 20. The human fight or flight response _____.

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Question 21 21. Michelle was frightened by a scary movie. As a result, her HPA axis responded by:

Question 22 22. The order of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, from bottom to top is:

Question 23 23. Which of the following would NOT address safety needs in the classroom?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. According to Robert Plutchik, what is the difference between fundamental and non-fundamental emotions?

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Question 26 26. Paul Ekman's experiment determined that a specific six emotions were instinctive because _____.

Question 27 27. The brain processes emotions _____.

Question 28 28. What conclusion might we take away from case studies like that of Phineas Gage?

Question 29 29. Charlie has a healthy response to the stress of moving to a new city. How might he respond to the situation?

Question 30 30. Our bodies making us thirsty when our water levels are low is an example of _____ Theory.

Motivation & Emotion in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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