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Understanding Motivation & Emotion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An emotion is defined as _____.

Question 2 2. What conclusion might we take away from case studies like that of Phineas Gage?

Question 3 3. If you had sustained damage to your amygdala, which of the following situations would you have trouble experiencing?

Question 4 4. Peter is a 6th grader motivated more by mastery goals, rather than performance goals. Which situation would he be most likely to perceive positively?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an example of how an emotional state can influence decision-making?

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Question 6 6. Joe is a 6th grader motivated more by performance goals, rather than mastery goals. Which situation would he be most likely to perceive positively?

Question 7 7. If I see a poisonous snake, my heart would race, I would experience fear, and I would run away is an example of which theory?

Question 8 8. Schachter-Singer felt that

Question 9 9. Mary was out riding her bicycle and fell and scraped her knee. Emotion is expressed in

Question 10 10. Phil is a leader within a political campaign. He has recently been named campaign manager because of his ability to coordinate and motivate his team of people. What type of need does Phil likely have?

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Question 11 11. Tom is the manager of a sales team. Becky is one of his employees with a need for affiliation. What type of work environment would be most beneficial to Becky?

Question 12 12. Which of these theories is based on the premise that one's needs are acquired over time as a result of their experiences and includes the needs of achievement, power, and affiliation?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements regarding appraisal, the cognitive processing part of the two-factor theory of emotion, is FALSE?

Question 14 14. How did Cannon-Bard's theory of emotion differ from the James-Lange theory?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is considered to present a problem with the James-Lange theory of emotion?

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Question 16 16. Maslow's hierarchy of needs explains:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of drive reduction?

Question 18 18. Imagine you are bicycling in a race. Which of the following is the BEST example of an extrinsic motivation for this activity?

Question 19 19. What is conflict?

Question 20 20. Paulo is going off to college. He seems angry all the time and starts fights with his parents quite often. What is the likely source of this conflict?

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Question 21 21. Is conflict good or bad?

Question 22 22. According to Schachter's two-factor theory, which of the following must be present to experience emotion?

Question 23 23. Who created Schachter's two-factor theory of emotion?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a sign of physiological arousal?

Question 25 25. Which is the correct order for the cycle of motivation?

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Question 26 26. What is the BEST way to describe the stage of incentive in the cycle of motivation?

Question 27 27. What stage of the cycle of motivation comes after reaching a goal?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is the BEST explanation for why Phineas Gage behaved so differently after his accident?

Question 29 29. Rita is an adult who has mixed feelings about whether she wants to take a certain medication prescribed by her doctor due to the side effects. Which of the following may result?

Question 30 30. The James-Lange Theory

Understanding Motivation & Emotion Chapter Exam Instructions

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