the urge to move toward one's goals; to accomplish a task
The physiological system responsible for changes during an emotional response is the autononmic nervous system. It governs structures and processes over which we have little conscious control like changes in: heart rate, blood pressure, release of hormones. Emotions engage ANS almost immediately example: fear = heart rate goes up etc.
brief, acute changes in conscious experience and physiology that occur in response to a personally meaningful situation.
List Maslow's Heirarchy:
the idea that it is the perception of the physiological changes that accompany emotions that produces the subjective emotional experience.
affective states that operate in the background of consciousness and tend to last longer than most emotions.
5 True/False Questions
Affective Neuroscientist → set of emotions that are common to all humans; includes, anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise.
Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy → Needs range from most basic physiological to the most pyschological: pysiological needs, saftey and security needs, love and belongingness needs, esteem needs, self-actualization.
Incentive → any external object or event that motivates behavior
Broaden-and-build model → Fredrickson's model for positive emotions, which posits that they widen our cognitive perspective and help us acquire useful life skills.
Basic emotions → set of emotions that are common to all humans; includes, anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise.