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Learning and Memory

Psychology

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Emotional Influences on Learning and Memory

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Emotional Influences on Learning and Memory

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Cameron's heart begins to beat rapidly right before he has to deliver an important sales pitch to a client. This is an example of:
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Autonomic arousal involves:
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Oliver was furious when he learned that his brother had stolen money from him. His heart rate and blood pressure increased, and he started to breathe more rapidly. According to the James-Lange theory of emotion:
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Experimental studies of emotion in animals have focused mainly on the emotion of:
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Which statement is an example of a conditioned emotional response?
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Although Cooper tried to learn to play chess, other players easily beat him. Now Cooper refuses to try playing chess again. This is an example of:
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The research on learned helplessness suggests that depression may be prevented by:
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Mood congruency demonstrates that emotion can influence which aspect of memory?
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Memories for highly emotional events such as the terrorist attacks of September 11 are known as:
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If one hears a cracking twig in the forest at night, which part of amygdala is responsible for causing one's heart rate to increase?
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The _____ sends sensory input to the amygdala.
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Epinephrine mediates the physiological components of the fight-or-flight response by stimulating the:
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The part of the brain that mediates learning about contextual information is the:
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The medial prefrontal cortex seems to be involved in:
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People with posttraumatic stress disorder:
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Describe the three phenomena that make up an emotion. Give an example of each of these for the emotion of anger.
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Imagine one is startled by their friends when they all suddenly shouted "surprise" at one's surprise birthday party. Describe how the James-Lange theory, Cannon-Bard theory, and two-factor theory would each account for one's experience of feeling surprised.
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Describe two examples of emotional responses in nonhuman animals.
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Describe the basic procedure involved in creating a conditioned emotional response.
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In what ways does a conditioned emotional response differ from other conditioned responses?
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