Psychology 101

12 Questions  I  By Mastermc on March 22, 2009
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1.  What is " the process that initiates, directs, and sustains behaviour to satisfy physiological or psychological needs"
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2.  What are "needs or desires that energize and direct behaviour toward a goal"
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3.  What theory sugguests that the aim of motivation is to maintain an optimal level of arousal?
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4.  When you engage in an activity to gain a reward or to avoid an unpleasant consequence, your motivation is _________________.
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5.  In its original form, drive-reduction thoery focused primarily on which of the following needs and the drives they produce?
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6.  Which thoery sugguest that human behaviour is motivated by certain innate, unlearned tendencies that are shared by all individuals?
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7.  According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which needs must be satisfied before a person will try to satisfy the belonging and love needs?
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8.  What is the name for the part of the hypothalamus that apparently acts as a feeding centre and, when activated, signals an animal to eat; when the LH is destroyed, the animal intially refuses to eat
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9.  What theory sugguest that emotional feelings result when we become aware of our physiological response to an emotion-provoking stimulus (in opther words, we are afraid because we tremble)
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10.  Which of the following is NOT one of the emotions represented by a distinctive facial expression?
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11.  All of the following are true of display rules EXCEPT that_______________________.
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12.  What is the correct term for  " According to Sternberg's thoery, the most complete form of love, consisting of thee compnents- intimacy, passion, and committment
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