April 8th Questions - What is the Lazarus Cognitive...

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What is the Lazarus Cognitive Appraisal Theory? Emotions are perceptions and interpretations of environmental events or information When scientists did an experiment involving the Lazarus Cognitive Appraisal Theory what three kinds of films did subjects watch? A denial, technical, and traumatic Which film about circumcision produced the most emotion in the film study? Traumatic What changed the emotions of the subjects in the film study? The environment Where did Phineas Gage have the most damage after his accident? The orbital frontal cortex How did Phineas Gage’s personality changed after his accident? He became almost childlike. What part of the brain is the executive side or the planning side?Prefrontal Cortex True or False; Thinking can change emotions? True How were people described to act that had prefrontal lobotomies? Zombies How would people with damage to the right frontal lobes act? Overly happy How would people with damage to the left front lobes act? Depressed What part of the brain causes the “yuck” response? Basal ganglia
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 335 taught by Professor Boggiano during the Spring '10 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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