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PSY ch. 9

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Four phases of the human sexual response pattern:
Excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution
During the ________ phase of the human sexual response pattern, physiological changes in the body consist of increases in breathing rate, pulse rate and blood pressure, complete lubrication of the vagina and erection of the penis.
Plateau
Research supports the notion that ________ factors contribute to sexual orientation
Environmental, cognitive, genetic and hormonal
________ is the body's tendency to maintain a balanced state.
Homeostasis
An individual's ________ refers to the direction of the person's erotic interests, whether heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual.
Sexual orientation
True or false: Investigators typically find no differences among lesbians, gays, bisexuals and heterosexuals in a wide range of attitudes, behaviors, and psychological adjustment.
True
In a study by ________, participants who were aroused as a result if an epinephrine injection were influenced by the emotions of those around them.
Schacter & Singer (1962)
A ________ is a deprivation that energizes the drive to eliminate or reduce the deprivation
Need
The ________ nervous system prepares the body for action
Sympathetic nervous system
________ is an example of a need.
Oxygen, food
A ________ is an aroused state that occurs because of some physiological deprivation, while a ________ refers to the deprivation that energizes that aroused state
Drive; need
The sympathetic nervous system causes an increase in
Respiration, heart rate, blood pressure
Stereotyped patterns of expectations for how people should behave sexually are called ________.
Sexual scripts
The ________ states that performance is best under moderate levels of arousal
Yerkes-Dodson law
Sexual beliefs and behaviors vary from place to place suggesting that ________ factors play a role in sexual motivation
Cultural
The type of motivation that is based on internal factors is ________ motivation and the type of motivation that is based on external factors is ________ motivation.
Intrinsic; extrinsic
The ________ approach to motivation emphasizes the role of instincts in direction behavior
Evolutionary
In self-determination theory, the need of ________ is reflected in our desire for nurturing and intimate interactions with others
Relatedness
The process by which an organism pursues important objectives by setting goals and monitoring progress is called ________.
Self-regulation
________ showed that universality of emotions do not differ significantly from one culture to another.
Paul Ekman
________ is a characteristic that has been associated with the capacity to thrive during difficult times and it is associated with positive emotions that allow people to cope successfully.
Resilience
________ rules are sociocultural standards that determine when, where, and how emotions should be expressed.
Display
This concept states that facial expressions not only reflect emotional experience, but also help determine how people experience and label emotions.
Facial-feedback hypothesis
CCK (Cholecystokinin) helps start the digestion of food, travels to the brain through the bloodstream, and signals us to________
Stop eating
During the third phase of the human sexual response pattern, ________ occurs.
Orgasm
Which psychologist demonstrated the universality of emotions by studying members of an isolated New Guinea jungle tribe?
Paul Ekman
What stimulates hunger?
Low blood glucose levels and increased levels of insulin
It is called ________ when one reaches their full potential as a human being.
Self-actualization
True or false: Focusing on "hot thoughts" by imagining the desirable attributes of an activity increases one's ability to delay gratification
False
Predominate class of sex hormones in females are ________ and the predominate class of sex hormones in males are________.
Estrogens; androgens
Our eating is influenced not only by emotional factors but by learned associations with
Time and place
A gene that controls the production of ________ appears to be implicated in human obesity.
Leptin
A ________ is a deprivation that energizes the drive to eliminate or reduce the deprivation.
Need
________ is the neurotransmitter involved with orgasm.
Dopamine
Studies suggest that we can increase our happiness and psychological well-being by expressing
Gratitude
In self-determination theory the need of ________ refers to our desire to have control over our own life.
Autonomy
The three basic needs of self-determination theory are:
Competence, autonomy and relatedness
Competence, autonomy and relatedness are the three basic needs of ________.
Self-determination theory
In male cats, damages to the temporal lobe may result in...
Copulation with inappropriate partners
True or false: The set point is partly determined by the amount of fat stored in the body.
True
The ________ model argues that positive emotions are adaptive because they help us to build our resources by expanding our attentional focus.
Broaden-and-build
Anxiety, anger, guilt and sadness are referred to as ________ affect.
Negative
Damage to the ________ hypothalamus may cause an animal to starve to death.
Lateral
The ________ is the part of the brain that regulates important body functions, including hunger.
Hypothalamus
The two independent dimensions that describe a number of emotional states, sometimes called a circumplex model of mood states:
Arousal, valence
What are the two lower needs in Maslow's hierarchy?
Safety and physiological needs