6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- the (law) principle that moderate levels of arousal lead to optimal performance.
- brief, acute changes in conscious experience and physiology that occur in response to a personally meaningful situation.
- Fredrickson's model for positive emotions, which posits that they widen our cognitive perspective and help us acquire useful life skills.
- Needs range from most basic physiological to the most pyschological: pysiological needs, saftey and security needs, love and belongingness needs, esteem needs, self-actualization.
- 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.
- the idea that it is the perception of the physiological changes that accompany emotions that produces the subjective emotional experience.
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.
Motivation → the urge to move toward one's goals; to accomplish a task
Ekman's Research on basic emotions → set of emotions that are common to all humans; includes, anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise.
pysiological needs, saftey and security needs, love and belongingness needs, esteem needs, self-actualization → List Maslow's Heirarchy:
Affective Neuroscientist → any external object or event that motivates behavior