Class 5 Motivation and Emotion Notes
The Brain and Emotion: Introduction to the Biopsychology of Emotion
The Nervous System
SNS Brain and Spinal Cord
o Frontal Lobemakes us who we are, some abstract thinking
o Parietalmiddle of the head,
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Development of emotion
Studying development helps us understand the functions of emotions.
During the course of maturation, different emotional displays emerge at different times.
Be about three years of age, children e
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Fear and Anxiety
Fear and anger are prototypical emotionsgood examples of what we mean by
emotionif a prototypical emotion includes cognition/appraisal, feeling, physiological
change, and behaviour.
We speak of fear when a specific eve
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Emotion regulation consists of the strategies we use to control which emotions we have,
when we have them, and how strongly we experience and express them.
Coping refers to peoples attempts to reduce n
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The nature of emotion
What is emotion?
William James is the founder of American psychology. He recognized that emotion is
difficult to define with precision.
Everyone knows what emotion is until they are asked to define