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Psych Motivation/Emotion Test
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People are only happy when they feel their lives are improving over their past experiences.
Adaptation Level Phenomenon
Which personality type is seen as lazy even though they are often successful at tasks?
If a performer is too stressed out, he will often not sing well in a concert. This is an example of
Nancy goes a few hours without a cigarette. She gets nervous and irritable. Her need to smoke illustrates which theory?
How does DRIVE REDUCTION theory explain a person taking a new job that has higher pay but longer hours?
The job satisfies a secondary drive for more money.
What does two-factor theory state about emotion, the brain, and the body?
physical reaction and cognitive interpretation create emotion
What is the main difference between theory x and theory y manager?
Theory x managers believe workers need rewards, theory y managers believe success is its own reward.
Which describes the internal desire to achieve success?
Which illness creates a problem in the balance between glucose and insulin?
Which theory explains why people who diet tend to return to their starting weight?
Hunger is a problem in the balance between
Perceived lack of control over a stressful event results in
Which isn't considered a common factor in obesity?
Lack of personal willpower
In the 18th and 19th century which was seen as the basis for all motivation?
The highest level of Maslow's hierarchy is
The balanced physiological state we are driven to attain by satisfying our needs is called
Which theory teaches that the brain and body react at the same time to experience emotions?
Which could be a cause of homosexuality?
A high score on Holmes and Rahe's SRRS correlates with:
incidence of stress related illnesses
Who found out that people with PERCEIVED control over their lives are healthier than people with no control
Langer and Rodin
A need or desire that stops, starts, or steers behavior.
Which is not a secondary drive?
having enough to eat
A person will become so sad at a funeral that he might suddenly find something terribly funny and start giggling.
Chris gets an A on his psych test. He then goes home and fixes dinner for his family. This could be an example of
Feel good do good phenomenon
we might engage in self defeating behavior such as not studying for a test because
then we don't blame ourselves if we fail
which sex researchers used actual physical participants
Masters and Johnson
According to masters and Johnson which is the correct order for sexual response?
excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution
Which is the correct order for gas?
alarm, resistance, exhaustion
According to the Cannon-Bard theory, the experience of an emotion
Must accompany a cognitive change
Which theory teaches that most people are only happy when they feel that they are "better off" than other people?
defensive pessimism is
Thinking you won't succeed so that your feelings aren't crushed if you don't
Which brain protein--called the "starvation protein"-- is now seen as the possible cause of appetite?
The blank hypothalamus makes us want to eat; the blank hypothalamus makes us stop eating.
The consumption of carbs will most likely
Reduce tension and anxiety
The highest level on the SRRS is
Death of a spouse
Stressors are given point values on the SRRS based on how much they impact your
Which is most likely for sisters who are both self identified homosexuals?
Scans of their brains would indicate a larger right hemisphere
The uncomfortable feeling when what we see doesn't fit with our schemes
people with spinal cord injuries at the neck typically experience less emotion, this supports
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