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Motivation and Emotion // AP Psychology

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  1. Imprinting is
  2. When asked why he wants to become a doctor, Tom says, "because being a doctor will allow me to make a good salary ." His answer is most consistent with which of the following theories of motivation?
  3. The James-Lange theory of emotion states that
  4. Terrence's parents were excited by his recent interest in reading science fiction novels. They bought him toy science fiction characters and praised him for reading the books. When they stopped giving him praise and toys, they were dismayed that he quit reading. Terrence's behavior best illustrates
  5. Selection of moderately challenging tasks characterizes the behavior of people who have a
  6. Which of the following findings would support an interpretation of aggression as catharsis?
  7. A complex pattern of organized, unlearned behavior that is species-specific is called
  8. Hunger and eating are primarily regulated by which of the following?
  9. Theories of motivation that assert the existence of biological motives to maintain the body in a steady state are called
  10. The view that human emotions are universal has been supported by studies of
  11. If the ventromedial hypothalamus is destroyed, a rat will
  12. The most critical physiological factor controlling hunger is the
  13. The maintenance of steady states of temperature and blood pressure are examples of
  14. Which of the following is a secondary motive?
  15. Which theory claims that emotions are organized in the brain and that emotional feelings and bodily expressions occur simultaneously?
  16. The two components of the Schacter-Singer theory that create emotions are:
  17. The __________ describes the relationship between arousal level, task difficulty, and efficiency of performance.
  18. Pillard and Bailey�s studies on sexual orientation in twins showed that
  19. The ability to understand and control emotional responses is known as
  20. Which of the following hormones is often associated with depression?
  21. The currently�preferred term for instinct is
  22. Which of the following has the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder?
  23. According to _________, people around the world share and recognize at least seven basic emotions.
  24. Which two factors are emphasized by the two-factor theory of emotion?
  25. Overjustification is most likely to occur when
  26. Ekman found that fear, sadness, joy, anger, disgust, contempt and happiness were
  27. During emotional arousal, the _________ nervous system sends messages to internal organs.
  28. Maslow�s hieraichy of needs has been criticized because
  29. The _________ phase of the sexual response cycle involves the swelling of blood vessels in the pelvic region.
  30. ________ proposed that emotions are the direct and immediate result of a changed physical state.
  31. It is well established that certain autonomic responses such as heart rate, perspiration, and respiration change under stress. In view of the fact that people generally have stronger autonomic responses when lying than when telling the truth, it follows that the polygraph would be a foolproof approach to lie detection. Which statement best explains why the polygraph is not more widely used in courtrooms and in testing of job applicants?
  32. During a psychology experiment, a researcher uses a probe to lesion (destroy) the ventromedial nucleus of a rat�s hypothalamus. After the procedure the rat most likely will
  33. In Abraham Maslow�s hierarchy of needs, living up to one�s potential and striving for personal fulfillment are referred to as
  34. Which of the following structures of the brain has been linked with the regulation of hunger and thirst?
  35. The two components of Schachter and Singer�s theory of emotion are