(1) Create a list of the love chemicals/neurotransmitters/hormones discussed in Chapter
2. These include serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine (noradrenaline), epinephrine and
cortisol. (2) State what their roles are and how an instability in these love
Personality Features Test
In the table below, for each statement 1-20 mark how much you agree with on the scale 1-5,
where 1= Strongly disagree, 2= disagree, 3= neutral, 4= agree and 5= Strongly agree, in the box
to the right of it.
Dear Mrs. Robbins,
Hello, my name is Mai Nguyen. I would like to start out by sending my greetings to you
and Billy. I had the opportunity to view the documentary on Billy. Without a doubt, I understand
that you really love and treasure Billy. Ho
1) Which philosopher believed that loving a person for their physical attributes or personality
traits is not really love of the person?
a) Harry Frankfrut
b) Victoria Woodhull
c) Robert Solomon
d) David Solomon
2) Which of the following is the term used
Phil 1151 1st Quiz
Which of the following is a strong piece of evidence for the two stage theory of emotions.
Which is one of Helen Fisher's arguments (i.e. reasons for believing) that love is not an
What You Are Feeling Is Normal
Growing up and reaching puberty is a mysterious and scary process. This process
involves changes in bodily features and developing new feelings. You experience changes that
you have never experienced before. Body hair, voice
(1) Could the mother have behaved differently to change Kevin's personality? (2) Was
she reacting the way most parents would react? (3) Was she cold and unavailable?
Write a movie synopsis that answers these three questions.
We need to talk about Kevin is
Which Philosopher ran for President?
answer: d. Victoria Woodhull
How long does romantic love last?
A lifetime with your partner
Five years max with your partner
While many theories exist to explain why we dream, no one yet fully
understands their purpose, let alone how to interpret the meaning of dreams.
I found G. William Domhoffs theory on dreams to be pretty convincing. I
would agree that dreams do not accurat
Compare and contrast Velleman and Kolodnys views
Velleman believes that everyone deserves to be loved: Velleman himself thinks that
everyone is equally loveable, regardless of their personality or likability (Brogaard 87).
One loves another because one se
Chapter 4 Quiz
1. The transcendent view of love was developed by which philosopher?
a. David Velleman
b. Niko Kolodny
c. Harry Frankfrut
d. Richard Nisbett
2. Psychologists Michael Gazzangia and Roger W. Sperry were the first to do what kind of
The James-Lange Theory
The James-Lange Theory was developed in the 19th century by an American philosopher and
psychologist, William James, and a Danish scientist and medical doctor, Carl Lange. This theory proposes
that physiological arousal instigates t
Assignment 1: The Socratic Method
If love can be both a conscious and an unconscious emotion, which emotion would you say you most
often let take control of your feelings? If you had an equal balance over both emotions, do you think it
Velleman vs. Kolodny
Philosophers David Velleman and Nikio Kolodny both have different philosophies on what it
means to truly love someone. Vellemans theory on true love dictates that it is not found by a persons
physical characteristics, but is based upo
Assignment #2: Create a List of Love Chemicals
Serotonin Serotonin is a neurotransmitter which is responsible for regulating the signals
between neurons, along with both directly and indirectly influencing the majority of our brain
cells. Serotonin is wha
Love presents itself in many different forms. The love that you have for your
parents and family is a different type of love than what you have for your friends or even
a pet. One of the most powerful kinds of love is the love you may have for a spouse.
List of Love Chemicals
September 16, 2016
Love Chemicals Roles and How It Leads To Psychological Instability
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter which is responsible for regulating the signals between neurons, along
with both dire
Are you the clingy or avoidant person in a romantic relationship?
Every yes equals 1 point
1. Do you experience strong emotional responses e.g. rage?
2. Are you an overachiever in daily life?
3. Do you like to be praised and complimented?
4. Do you like t
Anger is an emotion that cannot be contained at the moment. You can feel that your
heart is racing and your blood pressure is rising. You cannot sit still, and you feel like
there is a ticking bomb inside of you. When you are extremely angry and people b
The James-Lange theory states that emotions occur as a result of real or imagined bodily
reactions to events (Brogaard 41). A bodily sensation has to occur before one can experience
love. You think about your new crush heart palpitations excitement.
The James-Lange Theory:
This theory was developed in the 19th century by an American philosopher and psychologist, William
James, and a Danish scientist and medical doctor, Carl Lange. This theory proposes that physiological
arousal instigates the experie
Unconsciously resisting feelings Have you ever found yourself madly in love with a close friend you
always told yourself you would never become involved with or heard this happening to someone else
you may know? You dont wake up one d
Compassionate love involves feelings of mutual respect, trust, and affection. However, compassionate
love doesn't involve sexual desire and cannot include compassionate love (unless there are two senses of
it, one as a species or genus and the second as s
QUESTIONS I ASKED
1. How do you know when you are in love? And how do you know if it's lust or infatuation?
2. What is the relationship between love and happiness? Is love all of happiness and something
other than happiness as well?
QUESTIONS I ANSWERED