AP Psychology: Emotion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Amanda is at home, relaxing and enjoying a happy movie. How is her autonomic nervous system responding to this situation?

Question 2 2. Stress can cause grey hair because it _____.

Question 3 3. The psychologist who came up with the appraisal theory of stress is:

Question 4 4. If you had sustained damage to your amygdala, which of the following situations would you have trouble experiencing?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is considered to present a problem with the James-Lange theory of emotion?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following individuals is likely to be the LEAST happy?

Question 7 7. Believing that situations are neither good nor bad on their own is a central part of _____ theory.

Question 8 8. Which individual displays a high level of self-efficacy?

Question 9 9. Why is the two-factor theory of emotion called that?

Question 10 10. If asked, Megan's boss would describe her as an extremely ambitious and driven employee who is also very organized and can be competitive with her teammates at times. Megan is an example of someone who has a _____ personality.

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Question 11 11. Type A and Type B personalities have the same health risks, as long as individuals with Type A personality can manage the deadly trait of _____.

Question 12 12. Paul Ekman's experiment determined that a specific six emotions were instinctive because _____.

Question 13 13. The fight or flight response is activated by this branch of the autonomic nervous system:

Question 14 14. Michelle was frightened by a scary movie. As a result, her HPA axis responded by:

Question 15 15. Kate has an unhealthy response to the stress of taking an exam. How might she respond?

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Question 16 16. The HPA axis includes:

Question 17 17. William James and Carl Lange are known for their theory stating that _____.

Question 18 18. The brain processes emotions _____.

Question 19 19. How did Cannon-Bard's theory of emotion differ from the James-Lange theory?

Question 20 20. The biological processing of emotions does NOT involve the _____.

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Question 21 21. Psychologists who believe that rewards and punishments dictate a person's actions are called _____ psychologists.

Question 22 22. The _____ appraisal deals with a person's feelings about a situation.

Question 23 23. Ralph has a Type A personality and Taryn has a Type B personality. How are they different from one another?

Question 24 24. What is the correct order of stages in general adaptation syndrome?

Question 25 25. Why do cognitive psychologists focus on thoughts and emotions?

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Question 26 26. Greg's Mom tends to get frustrated with him because he is approaching thirty years of age and still lives at home. He has creative ideas but is also disorganized. He would rather relax with his friends on the weekend than spend time revising his resume and searching for a better paying job. This is an example of a _____ personality.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the BEST explanation for why Phineas Gage behaved so differently after his accident?

Question 28 28. The qualities and characteristics that make an individual unique and form the foundation of who he is are known as his _____.

Question 29 29. Compared to pessimists, optimists tend to _____.

Question 30 30. An emotion is defined as _____.

AP Psychology: Emotion Chapter Exam Instructions

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