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Motivation and Emotion // AP Psychology

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  1. Homeostasis refers to
  2. Andy really likes the appearance of the Chevy Blazer his friend is selling, but knows he should be more conservative with his money since the truck is expensive. What type of conflict situation is he facing?
  3. 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
  4. Selection of moderately challenging tasks characterizes the behavior of people who have a
  5. A complex pattern of organized, unlearned behavior that is species-specific is called
  6. At the highest levels of arousal,
  7. Cutting sensory nerves from the stomach, or removing it entirely, causes
  8. In hunger, a set point is
  9. Which of the following is a secondary motive?
  10. Which theory claims that emotions are organized in the brain and that emotional feelings and bodily expressions occur simultaneously?
  11. The two components of the Schacter-Singer theory that create emotions are:
  12. The part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for restoring the body back to homeostasis and conserving energy is the
  13. A person who is a sensation seeker
  14. Which of the following factors may contribute to eating disorders in young people?
  15. ________ refers to the tendency of the body to maintain a certain level of body fat and body weight,
  16. The sympathetic nervous system
  17. The ability to understand and control emotional responses is known as
  18. Which of the following hormones is often associated with depression?
  19. Your parents give you $20 every time you get an A on your report card, this is an example of
  20. One reason that the term instinct has dropped out of favor with psychologists is that
  21. ________ is a form of motivation that plays an important role in survival and reproduction.
  22. 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.
  23. Which of the following has the highest mortality rate of any mental disorder?
  24. According to _________, people around the world share and recognize at least seven basic emotions.
  25. If you attribute your success on an an exam to your study habits, you are using________ to explain your performance.
  26. During emotional arousal, the _________ nervous system sends messages to internal organs.
  27. Maslow�s hieraichy of needs has been criticized because
  28. \'Lie detectors\' detect
  29. According to Masters and Johnson�s research, the sexual response cycles of men and women are essentially the same, except for
  30. 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
  31. Although he finds it to be difficult and not much fun, Tomas puts in long hours practicing field hockey in the hope of getting an athletic scholarship to college. This best illustrates the idea of
  32. Damage to which of the following brain structures may cause the inability to detect the emotional significance of facial expressions, especially those demonstrating fear?
  33. Paul Ekman found that when Japanese students watched films of surgery, they masked their expressions of disgust with a smile when an authority figure entered the room but not when alone. American students maintained their expressions of disgust both alone and in the presence of an authority figure. Ekman�s findings illustrate what he calls:
  34. Which of the following is the best example of a homeostatic process?
  35. In Abraham Maslow�s hierarchy of needs, living up to one�s potential and striving for personal fulfillment are referred to as