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Psychology in Your Life Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 9 :

Motivation and Emotion

Quiz 9 :

Motivation and Emotion

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Antoinette is a real risk taker.She loves to skydive,and she can party all night.Benita dislikes risk taking and prefers quieter activities,such as reading and yoga.These contrasting Preferences in the rate of physiological activation they experience suggest that Antoinette and Benita differ in their
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When explaining the purpose of homeostasis,Dr.Murphy would most likely suggest that it
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Luke needs about seven hours of sleep a night.During his spring break,however,he sleeps 10 hours just because he enjoys it so much.Luke's behavior is difficult to explain with Which of the following motivation theories?
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Gertrude is close to finishing her degree in biology and was offered several good jobs in her field.However,Gertrude decides that her real dream is to become a carpenter.She quits School and becomes a very happy and successful carpenter.According to Maslow,Gertrude
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Raymond is studying for finals and has not slept for almost two days.He finally realizes he is exhausted and goes home from the library to sleep.Raymond's desire to go home and get Some rest so that he no longer feels tired is a(n)
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Robert becomes anxious during exams.He has found that chewing on the eraser on his pencil while he thinks helps him to calm down.Over time,Robert's pencil chewing is likely To become a(n)
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Ming is hiking around a lake to photograph it from a variety of angles,but she forgot to bring water with her.Soon,she cannot concentrate and goes back to her car to satisfy her thirst. Which of the following factors is most likely influencing Ming's behavior in this situation?
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Thatcher thinks that anxiety can impair test performance,so he does relaxation exercises before his exam.He is extremely relaxed during the exam and does poorly.Thatcher did not Take into account the complete relationship between physiological activation and performance, As described by
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Jenna plans to be an engineer.She also loves taking dance classes and makes time for them even if it means that she must skip a meal or not get much sleep.Jenna's behavior is best Explained by
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Hugh is sad that his best friend is studying abroad for the entire academic year.His brother tries to get him to go to some social events,but Hugh does not want to do anything.Hugh's Behavior is not energized,directed,or sustained,and he is lacking
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Janelle knows that motivational states are directive,meaning that they
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Mauricio's habit of eating chalk to replenish the calcium his body needs is an example of a behavior intended to maintain
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Jerome's boat sank in cold water and his body temperature is dangerously low,so he starts swimming to raise his body temperature.According to motivational theory,Jerome's low Temperature created a deficient state called a(n) ________,which in turn created a Motivating state called a(n) ________ to increase his temperature.
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Terry's home was destroyed in a hurricane.It is hard to find food,so he is constantly hungry.However,he feels lucky because his family survived and he is together with his loved ones. According to Maslow's theory,Terry's ________ needs are not met,but his ________ Needs are being met.
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Vincent is a brilliant artist and is very satisfied with his achievements.However,he has little to eat,lives in poverty,and spends most of his time alone working on his art.Why Would Vincent's life be problematic according to Maslow's need hierarchy?
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Ruth has weighed 130 pounds all her adult life.During her pregnancy,she gained 25 pounds. After having her baby,Ruth's weight returned naturally to 130 pounds.For Ruth,130 pounds Is a(n) ________,and her body went back to it through the process of ________.
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Cyril is writing an essay on Maslow's need hierarchy.Which of the following should he include as a critique of the theory?
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During recess,children are trying to balance a seesaw.If one side is too heavy,a child will get off the heavy side;if one side is too light,a child will get on the light side.The children's Behavior is similar to our biological states as they try to create
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From an evolutionary perspective,pleasure ________ the likelihood of survival and reproduction because it ________.
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When he misses lunch,Augustus knows he is experiencing a state of deficiency.Pretty soon, he starts to feel hungry and he goes to a deli to eat.Augustus was motivated to eat because He experienced the psychological state called a(n) ________,which will reduce his state Of deficiency.
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