Introduction to Psychology
Quiz 12: Emotional Behaviors,stress,and Health
People from Different Cultures Vary in
People from different cultures vary in A)whether or not they ever smile or frown. B)what they think a smile or frown means. C)whether they use the eyebrow-raising expression as a friendly greeting. D)how many emotions they consider "basic".
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Based on research in which people of various cultures are shown pictures of facial expressions and asked to identify the emotions represented,we can conclude A)there are 6 basic emotions in humans. B)emotional expressions are learned through trial and error. C)people throughout the world use similar facial expressions. D)most people around the world are unable to identify the emotion being expressed in a facial expression.
Many psychologists identify six emotions as basic (happy,sad,angry,frightened,disgusted,surprised).One type of evidence they cite in favor of this belief is that A)people throughout the world can pair these labels with the corresponding facial expressions. B)most human languages have six and only six words referring to emotions. C)each of those emotions is associated with activity of a different neurotransmitter. D)reconstructions of the probable life of early humans lead to a theoretical prediction that we should have six emotions.
Psychologists who believe in the existence of a few "basic emotions" cite as evidence in support of their position the fact that A)people throughout the world can recognize the same facial expressions as meaning happy,sad,frightened,and so forth. B)each emotion depends on a specific neurotransmitter,and no two are the same. C)people feel only one emotion at a time,and each emotion inhibits the ability to feel another. D)certain "emotion-blind" people feel only one emotion,and never feel any other.
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