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Unformatted text preview: Short answer practice item + response but scoring breakdown Question prompt: Consider the following situation: You are house-sitting for a friend. One night, as you are almost asleep, you hear footsteps close outside one of the first-story windows and a bit of rattling on one of the window shutters. According to the James-Lange and Cannon-Bard theories of emotion, what might happen next and how might the theories differ in this respect? In your response, you should make sure to detail the main points of each theory individually and then go on to compare the theories with one another. Discuss (in no more than 8 sentences). Scoring Note: A response that would enable you to receive full credit (i.e., a 5) could go something like this: Response: The James-Lange Theory of emotion states that the sequence from stimulus to emotional response goes as follows: We are exposed to a stimulus, interpret this stimulus (i.e., as response goes as follows: We are exposed to a stimulus, interpret this stimulus (i....
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This note was uploaded on 07/20/2009 for the course PSYCH PSYCH taught by Professor Geiselman during the Fall '09 term at UCLA.
- Fall '09