The Yerkes-Dobson law states that
|A)||physiological changes in the body create emotion.|
|B)||emotions and physiological reactions occur simultaneously.|
|C)||the body is prewired to maintain homeostasis.|
|D)||performance is best when there is a moderate amount of arousal.|
When your body is deprived of something, a(n) _____ is created that arouses the body; that arousal is a(n) _____.
_____ is a chemical substance that acts as an "anti-obesity" hormone.
A person who has a distorted view of their body and who weighs less than 85% of normal is said to have
What is the main difference between anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa?
|A)||Individuals with bulimia nervosa are within a normal weight range.|
|B)||Anorexia nervosa is not associated with high self-standards.|
|C)||Bulimia nervosa is more severe than anorexia nervosa.|
|D)||Anorexia nervosa is characterized by preoccupation with food, whereas bulimia nervosa is not.|
Maslow's theory would state that which of the following needs would have to be met first?
Ethan feels that he is able to make his own decisions and direct his life in the way he chooses. According to self-determination theory, Ethan is high in
Which of the following goals will a person likely be most successful at completing?
|A)||being a good person|
|B)||becoming a successful lawyer|
|C)||running 3.5 miles twice a week for the next two weeks|
The word affect refers to
|A)||actively pursuing your goals.|
|C)||the opposite of cause.|
What brain structure plays a crucial role in fear?
|D)||the occipital lobe|
Which of the following statements is most consistent with the two-factor theory of emotion?
|A)||Physiological arousal can be interpreted in different ways, resulting in different emotions.|
|B)||Physiological arousal and emotion happen simultaneously.|
|C)||Physiological arousal happens first; emotion then follows.|
|D)||Emotion happens first; physiological arousal then follows.|
What does the primacy debate have to say about the relationship between emotion and cognition?
|A)||Emotions come before thoughts.|
|B)||Thoughts come before emotions.|
|C)||Thoughts come before physiological arousal.|
|D)||Some emotions occur first, followed by thoughts; some thoughts occur first, followed by emotions.|
Research on the facial feedback hypothesis provides support for which theory of emotion?
Cultural norms that dictate the appropriate expression of emotion are called
|A)||the facial feedback hypothesis.|
|C)||the wheel model.|
Based on what we know about valence,
|A)||emotions can be classified as positive affect or negative affect.|
|B)||physiological arousal can be cognitively misinterpreted.|
|C)||women are better than men at interpreting emotion.|
|D)||emotions vary in intensity.|
Being able to successfully recover from negative life events is known as
Evolutionary theories focus mostly on domains of life relevant to
A researcher stimulates a mouse's brain and causes the mouse, who just finished eating a large amount of cheese, to start eating again. Which part of the mouse's brain did the researcher most likely stimulate?
In Ekman's research on recognizing facial expressions around the world, he found that East Asians and Westerners differed in their ability to detect differences between
|A)||fear and surprise.|
|B)||happiness and surprise.|
|C)||fear and anger.|
|D)||happiness and anger.|
Todd wants to enhance his level of happiness. All of the following activities would help Todd except
|A)||getting more exercise.|
|B)||help other people.|
|C)||identify and commit to his personal goals.|
|D)||spend more time at work.|