Unit 8: Motivation & Emotion

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  • 1. 
    In an attempt to lose some of the weight she has gained from binge eating, Melissa tries to compensate by using laxatives and exercising until she is exhausted. Melissa most clearly demonstrates symptoms of:
    • A. 

      Anorexia nervosa.

    • B. 

      Hypermetabolism.

    • C. 

      Excess PYY.

    • D. 

      Bulimia nervosa.

    • E. 

      A refractory period.


  • 2. 
    Which of the following would be the best advice or encouragement to offer someone who wants to lose excess weight?
    • A. 

      Avoid foods that are high in proteins.

    • B. 

      Try to reduce your weight gradually over a period of several months.

    • C. 

      Your self-esteem will increase dramatically if you can successfully lose weight.

    • D. 

      Once you lose your excess weight, you will experience a big reduction in your appetite for food.


  • 3. 
    By motivating us to satisfy our physical needs, hunger and thirst serve to:
    • A. 

      Raise the set point.

    • B. 

      Maintain homeostasis.

    • C. 

      Lower blood insulin levels.

    • D. 

      Shorten the refractory period.


  • 4. 
    Who emphasized that people whose needs for safety are unmet will not be preoccupied with satisfying their needs for love?
    • A. 

      Kinsey

    • B. 

      Maslow

    • C. 

      Masters and Johnson

    • D. 

      Freud

    • E. 

      Darwin


  • 5. 
    The accuracy of Alfred Kinsey's survey findings regarding American sexual practices in the 1940s is highly questionable because:
    • A. 

      Few of his survey respondents were very well educated.

    • B. 

      He used structured rather than unstructured interviews to gather information.

    • C. 

      His survey respondents were paid large sums of money for participating in the research.

    • D. 

      His leading questions may have encouraged false participant responses.


  • 6. 
    In order to encourage achievement motivation in the classroom, students should be taught to attribute their good grades to: a. their own hard work. b. the easy nature of most academic tasks. c. their teachers' generous grading standards. d. their parents' effective supervision of their study time.
    • A. 

      Their own hard work.

    • B. 

      the easy nature of most academic tasks.

    • C. 

      Their teachers' generous grading standards.

    • D. 

      Their parents' effective supervision of their study time.


  • 7. 
    Which theory suggests that you would not experience intense anger unless you were first aware of your racing heart or of other symptoms of physiological arousal?
    • A. 

      The relative deprivation theory

    • B. 

      The James-Lange theory

    • C. 

      The adaptation-level theory

    • D. 

      The Cannon-Bard theory


  • 8. 
    One person, alone in a house, dismisses its creaking sounds and experiences no stress; someone else suspects an intruder and becomes alarmed. These different reactions illustrate the importance of:
    • A. 

      Biofeedback.

    • B. 

      Lymphocytes.

    • C. 

      Stress appraisal.

    • D. 

      Spontaneous remission.

    • E. 

      The general adaptation syndrome.


  • 9. 
    Who is the best example of a Type A personality?
    • A. 

      Bonnie, a relaxed, fun-loving professor

    • B. 

      Susan, a brilliant, self-confident accountant

    • C. 

      Clay, a reflective, open-minded artist

    • D. 

      Andre, a competitive, easily-angered journalist


  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of an intrinsic motivator?
    • A. 

      Paycheck

    • B. 

      Loving playing the guitar

    • C. 

      Grades

    • D. 

      Praise


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