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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. According to the Yerkes-Dodson model, when facing a very difficult challenge, which level of arousal would probably lead to the best outcome?
  3. The number one tennis player on last year's squad does not find her name on the list of students who made this year's team. Which stage of Selye's general adaptation syndrome is she most likely experiencing?
  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. Which of the following most accurately reflects our current understanding of basic facial expressions?
  6. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormones (LH) are most closely associated with which of the following motivated behaviors?
  7. Leadership, job satisfaction, and employee motivation are all studied in which of the following psychological disciplines?
  8. Hunger and eating are primarily regulated by which of the following?
  9. Buford complains that he can play his tuba beautifully at home, but each time he tries to play at the local talent show he sounds like a bull elk in rutting season (which doesnt sound good apparently). His problem is explained by
  10. At the highest levels of arousal,
  11. Cutting sensory nerves from the stomach, or removing it entirely, causes
  12. If the ventromedial hypothalamus is destroyed, a rat will
  13. In hunger, a set point is
  14. What is the correct order of needs in Maslow's hierarchy?
  15. If an overweight adult was overfed as a child, as an adult he or she will have __________ fat cells.
  16. The satiety system is to the feeding system as the __________ hypothalamus is to the __________ hypothalamus.
  17. If your body is dehydrated, but you are not thirsty, we would say that you have
  18. Pillard and Bailey�s studies on sexual orientation in twins showed that
  19. The sympathetic nervous system
  20. The ability to understand and control emotional responses is known as
  21. Which of the following hormones is often associated with depression?
  22. The sensation of hunger in response to low blood sugar is due to activation of the ________.
  23. Masters and Johnson contributed to the study of human sexuality by
  24. Maslow�s theory of motivation has been criticized as a theory of motivation because
  25. John is trying to make friends at a new school. As people approach him, he INTERPRETS his increased heart rate as fear instead of excitement. Since he is scared, he does not try to talk to the newcomers. This example is best explained by:
  26. Women are different in men in their sexual responses in that they
  27. Damage to the ________ would be expected to render a wild animal tame and placid.
  28. Overjustification is most likely to occur when
  29. Ekman found that fear, sadness, joy, anger, disgust, contempt and happiness were
  30. During emotional arousal, the _________ nervous system sends messages to internal organs.
  31. During hurricane Katrina, many victims never tried to apply for federal aid because they believed that the decision to receive aid was in the hands of the government and there was nothing they as individuals could do about it. These individual have
  32. The _________ phase of the sexual response cycle involves the swelling of blood vessels in the pelvic region.
  33. ________ proposed that emotions are the direct and immediate result of a changed physical state.
  34. Damage to which of the following brain structures may cause the inability to detect the emotional significance of facial expressions, especially those demonstrating fear?
  35. The two components of Schachter and Singer�s theory of emotion are