Emotions - Practice Multiple Choice

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Emotions - Practice Multiple Choice

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  • 1. 
    Which theory of emotion has been discredited based on people who have experienced spinal cord injuries still experiencing emotion?
    • A. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • B. 

      James-Lange theory

    • C. 

      Two-factor theory

    • D. 

      Cognitive-mediational theory

    • E. 

      Facial feedback theory

  • 2. 
    Jimmy laughed hysterically at a funny scene in a movie; however, no one else in the theatre laughed. Which theory of emotion explains why Jimmy was the only person to laugh?
    • A. 

      James-Lange theory

    • B. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • C. 

      Facial feedback theory

    • D. 

      Two-factor theory

    • E. 

      Cognitive mediational theory

  • 3. 
    Jimmy just finished the Detroit marathon and is elated with excitement. As he walked over to his girlfriend, who he has not known for very long, he immediately tells her that he loves her. Later that day, Jimmy realized that he made a mistake by telling his girlfriend that he was in love with her. His dad later explained that all of the excitement of finishing the marathon must have confused him. Which theory of emotion does this provide a problem for?
    • A. 

      James-Lange theory

    • B. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • C. 

      Two-factor theory

    • D. 

      Facial feedback theory

    • E. 

      Feedback hypothesis

  • 4. 
    Jimmy almost hit the car next to him, which caused his _________ nervous system to become active, elevating his heart rate and respiration; however, once he avoided the car next to him, the _________ nervous system allowed his body to calm down.
    • A. 

      Central; peripheral

    • B. 

      Peripheral; central

    • C. 

      Central; parasympathetic

    • D. 

      Sympathetic; central

    • E. 

      Sympathetic; parasympathetic

  • 5. 
    Which area of the brain is involved in the recognition of facial expressions and the proper emotion?
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Hippocampus

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

    • E. 

      Occipital

  • 6. 
    Emotion is the result of the brain's interpretation of a stimulus and simultaneously changes within the body. This is described in the
    • A. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • B. 

      James-Lange theory

    • C. 

      Two-factor theory

    • D. 

      Cognitive mediational theory

    • E. 

      Facial feedback theory

  • 7. 
    Damage to the _________ hemisphere could cause an inability to recognize and interpret emotions.
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

    • C. 

      Middle

    • D. 

      Hypothetical

    • E. 

      Left-centered

  • 8. 
    As Jimmy meets his blind date for the first time, he becomes extremely happy as a result of his brain interpreting the girl as attractive and his heart starting to pound at the same time. This encounter is explained through which theory of emotion?
    • A. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • B. 

      James-Lange theory

    • C. 

      Two-factor theory

    • D. 

      Facial feedback theory

    • E. 

      Three-factor theory

  • 9. 
    Jimmy knew why his heart started to pound as he was experiencing fear from not knowing an example on the exam he was taking. Which theory of emotion described this situation?
    • A. 

      James-Lange theory

    • B. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • C. 

      Two-factor theory

    • D. 

      Cognitive mediational theory

    • E. 

      Facial feedback theory

  • 10. 
    Which theory of emotion suggests that emotions are the result of physiological changes in the body?
    • A. 

      Two-factor theory

    • B. 

      Cannon-Bard theory

    • C. 

      Facial feedback theory

    • D. 

      James-Lange theory

    • E. 

      Cognitive mediational theory

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