Chapter 13 (2) Study Guide

Chapter 13 (2) Study Guide - Chapter 13: Emotion Chapter...

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Chapter 13: Emotion Chapter Overview Emotions are responses of the whole individual, involving physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience. Chapter 13 first discusses several theoretical controversies concerning the relationship and sequence of the components of emotion, primarily regarding whether the body’s response to a stimulus causes the emotion that is felt and whether thinking is necessary to and must precede the experience of emotion. After describing the physiology of emotion and emotional expressiveness, it examines the components of emotion in detail, particularly as they relate to the emotions of fear, anger, and happiness. Introducing Emotion ( p. 499 ) David Myers at times uses idioms that are unfamiliar to some readers. If you do not know the meaning of any of the following words, phrases, or expressions in the context in which they appear in the text, refer to Focus on Vocabulary for an explanation: add color to your life. Introduction Preview First, skim the introduction. Then read the following objective and, as you read the text, search for the information that will enable you to meet that objective. 1. Identify the three components of emotion. Theories of Emotion ( pp. 500 - 505 ) If you do not know the meaning of any of the following words, phrases, or expressions in the context in which they appear in the text, refer to Focus on Vocabulary for an explanation: arousal of dread; lash out; weeping, lumps in the throat. .. ; Which is the chicken and which the egg?; testy; hijack; The heart is not always subject to the mind. Section Preview First, skim the section, noting headings and boldface items. Then read the following objectives and, as you read the text, search for the information that will enable you to meet each objective. 1. Contrast and critique the James - Lange and Cannon - Bard theories of emotion, and describe Schachter’s two - factor theory of emotion. 2. Discuss evidence suggesting that some emotional reactions can precede cognition, and describe the two dimensions of emotion. Stepping Through the Section After you have read the section, complete the sentences and answer the questions. As you proceed, evaluate your performance by consulting the answers. Do not continue with the next section until you understand each answer. If you need to, review or reread the section in the textbook before continuing. 1. According to the James - Lange theory, emotional states ( precede/follow ) body arousal. Describe two problems that Walter Cannon identified with the James - Lange theory. 2. Cannon proposed that emotional stimuli in the environment are routed simultaneously to the _____________________ , which results in awareness of the emotion, and to the _____________________ nervous system, which causes the body’s reaction. Because another scientist concurrently proposed similar ideas, this theory has come to be known as the _____________________ - _____________________ theory. 3. For victims of spinal cord injuries who have lost all
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