Chapter 9 - Emotion and Motivation

Chapter 9 - Emotion and Motivation - What is Emotion?...

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What is Emotion? Emotion : a positive or negative experience that is associated with a particular pattern of physiological activity.
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Multidimensional Scaling
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The Emotional Body James-Lange theory : stimuli trigger activity in the autonomic nervous system, which in turn produces an emotional experience in the brain. Cannon-Bard theory : a stimulus simultaneously triggers activity in the autonomic nervous system and emotional experience in the brain. Two-factor theory (Schacter-Singer): emotions are inferences about the causes of undifferentiated physiological arousal.
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James-Lange theory
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Canon-Bard theory
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Schacter-Singer theory
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The Emotional Brain Appraisal : an evaluation of the emotionally-relevant aspects of a stimulus that is performed by the amygdala. Snap decisions by the amygdala. Fast pathway : thalamus amygdala. Slow pathway : thalamus cortex amygdala.
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Kluver-Bucy Syndrome ( p. 274 ) ..
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The Regulation of Emotion Emotion regulation : cognitive and
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