Emotion, Stress And Health: Psychology Trivia Quiz

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Emotion, Stress And Health: Psychology Trivia Quiz

What do you know about emotion, stress, and health? Would you be able to pass this quiz? You need to recognize the different psychological theories regarding emotion, stress, and health, such as the cannon-bard theory and the James Lange theory, why an experience can be energizing instead of debilitating what the parasympathetic nervous system is, and what are nonverbal cues. This quiz will teach you the psychology behind emotion, stress, and health.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which theory suggests that the experience of emtion results form an awarenedd of one's own physiological responses to an emotion-arousing event?
    • A. 

      The cannon-bard theory

    • B. 

      The catharis theory

    • C. 

      The james lange theory

    • D. 

      The adaptation-level theory

  • 2. 
    According to the Cannon-Bard theory:
    • A. 

      You experience fear because your heart begins pounding

    • B. 

      Your heart begins pounding because your experience fear

    • C. 

      Both of the above is true

    • D. 

      Neither a nor b is true

  • 3. 
    When students perceive the arousal that accompanies test-taking as energizing rather than debilitating, they experience much less anxiety.  This is best understood in terms of the:
    • A. 

      Relative deprivation principle

    • B. 

      James Lange theory

    • C. 

      Adaptation level principle

    • D. 

      Catharsis hypothesis

    • E. 

      Two factor theory

  • 4. 
    Activation of the parasympathetic nervous system ________ heart rate and _____ digestion.
    • A. 

      Accelerates; slows

    • B. 

      Slows; accelerates

    • C. 

      Slows; slows

    • D. 

      Accelerates; accelerates

  • 5. 
    Dr. Bob is electrically stimulating parts of a cat's brain.  A cat that becomes enraged - pupils dilated, claws our, hissing - has most likely been stimulated in the:
    • A. 

      Limbic system

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 6. 
    The most unambiguous nonverbal clue to our specifc emotional state is provided by our:
    • A. 

      Respiration rate

    • B. 

      Hand guestures

    • C. 

      Body posture

    • D. 

      Facial muscles

    • E. 

      Pupil contration and dilation

  • 7. 
    Researchs have found tha people experience caroons as more amusing while holding a pen with their teeth than while holding it with their lips.This best illustrates the:
    • A. 

      Catharis hypothesis

    • B. 

      Relative deprivation principle

    • C. 

      Facial feedback effect

    • D. 

      Adaptation level phenomenon

    • E. 

      Feel good, do good phenomenon

  • 8. 
    The catharsis hypothesis refers to the idea that:
    • A. 

      Every emotion is preceded by cognition

    • B. 

      Humans tend to adapt to a given level of stimulation

    • C. 

      Anger is reduced by affressive action or fantasy

    • D. 

      Successful performance is influenced by level of physiological arousal

  • 9. 
    Hans Selye referred to the body's response to stress as:
    • A. 

      The fight or flight response

    • B. 

      The general adaptation syndrome

    • C. 

      Type B behavior

    • D. 

      Psychophysiological illness

  • 10. 
    Type A is to_______ as Type B is to
    • A. 

      Realistic; idealistic

    • B. 

      Introverted; extraverted

    • C. 

      Bright; dull

    • D. 

      Hard driving; easy going

    • E. 

      Oprimistic; pessamistic

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