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  1. sciensist in the field devoted to studying the brain's role in emotions.
  2. the (law) principle that moderate levels of arousal lead to optimal performance.
  3. affective states that operate in the background of consciousness and tend to last longer than most emotions.
  4. 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. Inherently biological states of deficiency (cellular or bodily) that compel drives.
  6. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Emotionsbrief, acute changes in conscious experience and physiology that occur in response to a personally meaningful situation.


  2. Drive reduction theory of motivationWhen our physiological systems are out of balance or depleted, we are driven to reduce this depleted state. Maintaining homeostasis is central to this idea. (Perceived internal state of tension that arises when our bodies are lacking in some basic physioloigcal capacity.)


  3. Basic emotionsset of emotions that are common to all humans; includes, anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise.


  4. Amygdalaaffective states that operate in the background of consciousness and tend to last longer than most emotions.


  5. Incentivethe perceived states of tension that occur when our bodies are deficient in some need, creating an urge to relieve the tension.