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Motivation and Emotion // AP Psychology

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  1. Which of the following topics would a sociobiologist or evolutionary psychologist be most interested in studying?
  2. During junior high, the typical student is preoccupied with making friends. According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which of the following needs is he/she satisfying?
  3. Watching television "just to have something to do" or avoid boredom relates best to what theory of motivation?
  4. Which of the following most accurately reflects our current understanding of basic facial expressions?
  5. An individual experiencing a low blood-glucose level would be best advised to
  6. Drive reduction as a motivational concept is best exemplified by which of the following?
  7. According to Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which of the following statements is true?
  8. Leadership, job satisfaction, and employee motivation are all studied in which of the following psychological disciplines?
  9. Hunger and eating are primarily regulated by which of the following?
  10. Carla tutors other students because she likes to be helpful, whereas Jane tutors classmates strictly for pay. Their behaviors demonstrate the difference between:
  11. John sees a bear running at him in the woods and thinks "Oh my god, Im about to die!" as his heart beats quickly. He is now experiencing the emotion of fear. This is best explained by:
  12. The polygraph or lie detector primarily measures which component of emotion?
  13. Which of the following is the correct sequence for the motivational process according to the drive reduction theory?
  14. If an overweight adult was overfed as a child, as an adult he or she will have __________ fat cells.
  15. Which theory claims that emotions are organized in the brain and that emotional feelings and bodily expressions occur simultaneously?
  16. The __________ describes the relationship between arousal level, task difficulty, and efficiency of performance.
  17. Extrinsic motivation stems from
  18. Polygraph tests are often not used in court cases becausc
  19. Drive-reduction theory is least likely to explain why
  20. Pillard and Bailey�s studies on sexual orientation in twins showed that
  21. Evolutionary psychologists suggest that men may have more extramarital affairs than women because
  22. ________ refers to the tendency of the body to maintain a certain level of body fat and body weight,
  23. The ability to understand and control emotional responses is known as
  24. Identify the case below in which the more basic need is listed before the �higher� need, according Maslow�s theory of motivation.
  25. Which of the following hormones is often associated with depression?
  26. One reason that the term instinct has dropped out of favor with psychologists is that
  27. When lying by giving false information, you are likely to
  28. Jenny does not want to exercise, but she also does not want to be out of shape for the upcoming tennis season. She is struggling through ________ conflict.
  29. The fact that widely different cultures use the same facial expression to express an emotion would lead researchers to believe that expressions are _________
  30. A polygraph test assesses all of the following except
  31. Ned is excited about going off to college, but he knows he will miss his mothers cooking. He is excited to meet new people, but he will miss his fiends from high school. He looks forward to having more freedom to do as he would like, but knows he will miss the safe environment of his old neighborhood. Ned is experiencing which of the following types of conflicts.
  32. Which two factors are emphasized by the two-factor theory of emotion?
  33. \'Lie detectors\' detect
  34. Who did the first widely published study on sexual behavior?
  35. The humanistic perspective in psychology suggests that