Human Emotion & Motivation Flashcards

Human Emotion & Motivation Flashcards
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Two-Factor theory of emotion
Proposed by Stanley Schachter and Jerome Singer; theorizes that the emotions we experience depend on both physiological arousal as well as cognitive processing
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Cannon-Bard theory of emotion
Proposed by Walter Cannon and Philip Bard; theorizes that emotions and physiological arousal happen at the same time
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James-Lange theory of emotion
Similar theories proposed by William James and Carl Lange, combined into one; theorizes that humans experience physiological arousal prior to emotions
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Paul Ekman's Six Basic Emotions
(1) anger, (2) disgust, (3) fear, (4) happiness, (5) sadness, (6) surprise
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An emotion
an affective state with specific physiological signs which has an effect on both thinking and behavior
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Emotional intelligence
Someone's ability to recognize emotions as well as manage them
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Fight or flight response
Reaction to a threat - to either stay and fight, or run away; found throughout nature, including humans
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Sympathetic nervous system
Half of the autonomic nervous system; handles functions when your body is ready for action, like running or crouching; important to fight or flight response; revs you up
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Parasympathetic nervous system
Half of the autonomic nervous system; controls resting state functions like digestion; calms you
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This flashcard set covers the information integral to the study of motivation and emotion in psychology. Important terms, concepts, and theories are discussed. Different types of needs are explained, including physiological, safety, social, and esteem needs.

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Parasympathetic nervous system
Half of the autonomic nervous system; controls resting state functions like digestion; calms you
Sympathetic nervous system
Half of the autonomic nervous system; handles functions when your body is ready for action, like running or crouching; important to fight or flight response; revs you up
Fight or flight response
Reaction to a threat - to either stay and fight, or run away; found throughout nature, including humans
Emotional intelligence
Someone's ability to recognize emotions as well as manage them
An emotion
an affective state with specific physiological signs which has an effect on both thinking and behavior
Paul Ekman's Six Basic Emotions
(1) anger, (2) disgust, (3) fear, (4) happiness, (5) sadness, (6) surprise
James-Lange theory of emotion
Similar theories proposed by William James and Carl Lange, combined into one; theorizes that humans experience physiological arousal prior to emotions
Cannon-Bard theory of emotion
Proposed by Walter Cannon and Philip Bard; theorizes that emotions and physiological arousal happen at the same time
Two-Factor theory of emotion
Proposed by Stanley Schachter and Jerome Singer; theorizes that the emotions we experience depend on both physiological arousal as well as cognitive processing
5 levels of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Chronologically in order: (1) physiological needs, (2) safety needs, (3) social needs, (4) esteem needs, (5) self-actualization needs
Physiological needs
The lowest, most basic need on Maslow's hierarchy; includes breathing, eating, drinking, sleep, etc.
Safety needs
The 2nd level of needs on Maslow's hierarchy; includes safety of body, resources, family, employment, etc.
Social needs
The third tier of needs on Maslow's hierarchy, includes the need for friends, familial bonds and sexual closeness; also referred to as love and belonging needs
Esteem needs
The 4th (second to highest) level of Maslow's hierarchy; includes the need for self-esteem, respect, confidence, etc.
Self-actualization needs
The top tier of Maslow's hierarchy; includes the need for creativity, problem solving, spontaneity, etc.
Percentage of people who achieve full self-actualization
Maslow speculated that the number of adults who achieved their full potential to be below 1%
Autonomic nervous system
The part of the nervous system that works automatically without you having to tell it what to do; includes things like breathing or digesting
Plutchik's Eight Basic Emotions
Organized into oppositional pairs: anger vs. fear; joy vs. sadness; trust vs. disgust; surprise vs. anticipation

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