Quiz 11: E Motivation and Emotion
A(n)_________ is a biological trigger that helps us to seek out the necessities for survival. A)incentive B)impulse C)drive D)consequence
What is the most likely outcome from stimulating the ventromedial hypothalamus in a rat? A)The rat would start to eat. B)The rat would stop eating. C)Glucose levels would decrease. D)Insulin levels would decrease.
In general,what effect does the presence of other people have on the amount of food an individual eats? A)The presence of others makes people eat less. B)The presence of others makes people eat more. C)The presence of others has no effect on the amount people typically eat. D)The presence of others can make people eat more or less.
Alfred Kinsey is famous for being one of the first scientists to study A)human sexuality. B)obesity in children. C)peer pressure. D)facial expressions.
After experiencing an orgasm,males typically experience a(n)__________,during which an erection is not physically possible. A)plateau B)resolution C)refractory period D)hyperpolarization period
Which of the following factors increases an individual's risk for illness,heart disease,and even cancer? A)mortality salience B)loneliness C)performance motives D)avoidance goals
Louis practises shooting baskets after school because he doesn't want his friends to make fun of him for being bad at basketball.Louis's motivation to practice is most accurately described as driven by a(n)_____ goal. A)shame B)mastery C)avoidance D)approach
Gillian drinks a lot of coffee while studying all night.The caffeine in the coffee causes Gillian's heart to start racing and her hands to begin shaking.Suddenly,Gillian begins to feel fear and anxiety for no apparent reason.Gillian's experience is best explained by which theory of emotions? A)Maslow's hierarchy of needs B)James-Lange theory of emotion C)facial feedback D)Cannon-Bard theory
Controlled studies of polygraph recordings indicate that they should be most accurately described as detecting A)parasympathetic activity. B)misleading or untruthful information. C)arousal. D)negative emotions.
Which of the following statements is true about how humans display emotions? A)Cultural differences can affect how an individual expresses their emotions. B)All emotional displays are understood across all cultures. C)There are no emotional displays that are universally understood across all cultures. D)Emotional displays are determined by context,not by culture.