AP Psych Emotion

  1. Which theory suggests that you would not experience intense anger unless you were first aware of your racing heart or other symptoms of physiological arousal?
    James-Lange Theory
  2. Who suggested that very similar physiological reactions are associated with a variety of different emotions?
    Walter Cannon
  3. Emotion is made up of
  4. a) physiological arousal
    • b) expressive behaviors
    • c) conscious experience
  5. James-Lange
  6. feeling of fear follows body's response
  7. Cannon-Bard
  8. your heart starts pounding as you experience fear
    • one does NOT cause the other
  9. Schachter's 2-factor theory of emotion-
    emotions have 2 ingredients: physical arousal and cognitive labeling of the emotion
  10. amygdala
    emotional control center
  11. Activation of the sympathetic nervous system: ___________ salivation and _______________ blood pressure
    decreases; increases
  12. Autonomic nervous system controls _______ arousal
  13. Sympathetic division is __________ and the parasympathetic division
    arousing; calming
  14. people with positive emotions show more activity in the _____ frontal lobe than in the ____
    left; right
  15. subjective well-being
    - self-perceived happiness or satisfaction with life
  16. the adaptation-level principle
    happiness is relative to our prior experience
  17. adaptation-level phenomenon-
    our tendency to form judgments relative to a “neutral” level defined by our prior experience
  18. relative deprivation-
    the perception that one is worse off relative to those with whom one compares oneself
  19. how to be healthier
  20. a) realize that enduring happiness doesn't come from financial success
    • b) take control of your time
    • c) act happy
    • d) seek work and leisure that engages your skills
    • e) join the “movement” movement
    • • aerobic exercise is an antidote for mild depression and anxiety
    • f) sleep
    • g) give priority to close relationships
    • h) focus beyond self
    • i) be grateful
    • j) nurture your spiritual self
  21. If people who have just been aroused by watching rock videos are insulted, their feelings of anger will be greater than those of people who have been similarly provoked but were not previously aroused. This is best explained by the:
    two-factor theory.
  22. By exposing different parts of emotion-laden faces researchers found that we detect anger mostly from the ________ and happiness mostly from the ________.
    eyes; mouth
  23. It has been suggested that raising the eyebrows is universally associated with the expression of surprise because this facial expression effectively widens the eyes to enhance the perception of unexpected circumstances. This suggestion best illustrates the:
  24. If you mimic another person’s facial expressions of emotion, you probably will feel increasing empathy for that person. This is best explained in terms of the:
    James-Lange theory
  25. Performance peaks at ____ levels of arousal for difficult tasks, and at _____ levels for easy or welllearned
    lower; higher
Card Set
AP Psych Emotion
Chapter 13 in Meyer's Psychology book