Exam 3 Learning Objectives Sum

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Exam 4 Learning Objectives Emotion and Personality 1. Know the difference between states and traits - States are transitory (temporary) o Generally caused by the situation o Emotion: how you feel RIGHT NOW - Traits are patterns of behavior o Generally caused by something within the individual o Emotion: how you usually feel 2. Know the two main ways that personality can effect emotions - People with different personalities have differences in emotion o Differences in Content Which emotions people experience (fear vs. excitement) o Differences in Style How easily an emotion can be elicited The intensity of someone’s emotions 3. What are the two ways to define happiness? 1. Judgment that life is satisfying 2. More positive than negative emotions 4. Be able to recognize items from the satisfaction with life scale and the affect intensity measure - Satisfaction with Life Scale:
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1. In most ways my life is close to my ideal. (4) 2. If I could live my life over, I would change almost nothing. (3) 3. I am satisfied with my life. (5) 4. So far I have gotten the important things I want in life. (5) 5. The conditions of my life are excellent. (5) - Affect Intensity Measure 1. Sad movies deeply touch me. (3) 2. When I’m happy, it’s a feeling of being untroubled and content, rather than being zestful and aroused. (5) R 3. When I talk in front of a group for the first time, my voice gets shaky and my heart races. (6) 4. When something good happens, I’m usually much more jubilant than others. (5) 5. My friends might say I’m emotional. (5) 6. The memories I like most are those of times when I felt content and peaceful, rather than zestful and enthusiastic. (4) R 7. The sight of someone who is hurt badly affects me strongly. (3) 8. When I’m feeling well, it’s easy for me to go from feeling in a good mood to being really joyful. (6) 9. “Calm and cool” could easily describe me. (2) R 10.When I’m happy, I feel as if I’m bursting with joy. (5) 5. Know how happiness relates to positive life outcomes - Happiness scores and life-satisfaction scores correlate positively with positive life outcomes. 6. Know the relationship between happiness and the variables covered in class (personality traits, social desirability, responses to mood inductions)
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Happy people : - Less abusive & hostile - More helpful, creative, energetic, forgiving, & trusting - Measures of happiness correlate w/ social desirability scores - Positive illusions : important to happiness Inflated view of self as Good Able Desirable - Mood Inductions - Extraversion : Predicts responses to positive stimuli - Neuroticism : Predicts responses to negative stimuli 7. Be able to recognize examples of high and low affect intensity - High intensity : - Experience emotions strongly - Emotionally reactive & variable - Low intensity : - Experience emotions mildly - 8. What is the relationship between neuroticism and negative emotions? -
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course PPE 3003 taught by Professor Madsen during the Summer '06 term at FSU.

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