6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- the (law) principle that moderate levels of arousal lead to optimal performance.
- List Maslow's Heirarchy:
- Says emotions are product of evolutionary past; Basic emotions reflect fundamental emotional states that play role in essential life tasks. Says emotions are not single states but categories of relatied emotions. Basic emotions are only a small set of infinite variety of emotional states we can experience.
- brief, acute changes in conscious experience and physiology that occur in response to a personally meaningful situation.
- set of emotions that are common to all humans; includes, anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise.
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
Amygdala → Important role in appraisal of the emotional significance of stimuli with a specialized function for noticing fear relavant information. Pivotal role in quick appraisals during the threatening or fear inducing situations.
Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy → the (law) principle that moderate levels of arousal lead to optimal performance.
Motivation → brief, acute changes in conscious experience and physiology that occur in response to a personally meaningful situation.
Drives → the perceived states of tension that occur when our bodies are deficient in some need, creating an urge to relieve the tension.
Affective Neuroscientist → sciensist in the field devoted to studying the brain's role in emotions.