26 Lesson Emotion

26 Lesson Emotion - LESSON Emotion ASSIGNMENT a. Study text...

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Emotion ASSIGNMENT a. Study text Chapter 10, pages 398-411. b. Complete Concept Check 10.3, p. 406. c. Review Questions: Chapter 10 practice test questions 10-12, 14 (p. 415). LESSON OBJECTIVES 26.1 Describe the role of emotions in human behavior. PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 26-1. Describe the components of emotions. a. Cognitive. Cognitive appraisals of events in life are key determinants of emotions experienced People characterize their emotions as pleasant or unpleasant; these evaluative reactions can be subconscious. Subjective conscious experience Often intense or difficult to control Cognitive appraisals of events influence that emotions that people experience b. Physiological. (1) Autonomic arousal. Emotions are generally accompanied by visceral arousal which usually occur through the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic/ parasympathetic) (2) Brain Structures Limbic system is the seat of emotions. Amygdala
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PL 100 taught by Professor Meine during the Spring '08 term at West Point.

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26 Lesson Emotion - LESSON Emotion ASSIGNMENT a. Study text...

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