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Module 27 Test


A. Emotions B. Autonomic C. Carl Lange D. James-

Nervous Lange
System Theory
E. Polygraph F. Walter G. Cannon- H. Display
Cannon Bard Rules
I. Stanley J. Two-Factor K. William L. Robert
Schachter Theory James Zajonc

1. American psychologist who believed our awareness of physiological

responses leads to our experience of emotion
2. The theory stating that to experience emotion, one must be physically
aroused and cognitively label the arousal
3. A machine that measures several of the physiological responses
accompanying emotion
4. A response of the whole organism, involving physiological arousal,
expressive behaviors, and conscious experience
5. The theory that an emotion arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers
physiological responses and the subjective experience of emotion
6. American psychologist who concluded that physiological arousal and
emotional experience occur simultaneously
7. American psychologist who concluded that some emotional reactions
involve no deliberate thinking, and that cognition is not always necessary
for emotion
8. The system that controls the glands and the muscles of internal organs, it
has two divisions
9. The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our
physiological responses to emotion arousing stimuli
10.The cultural rules governing how and when a person may express emotion
11.American psychologist who concluded that emotion requires a cognitive
label or physiological arousal
12.Danish physiologist who proposed a theory on emotion similar to the one
proposed by William James
Multiple Choice
13.A part of the nervous system that prepares the body for emergencies is
the __________ division.
a. parasympathetic
b. sympathetic
c. somatic
d. adaptive
14.Which theory claims that emotions are organized in the brain and that
emotional feelings and bodily expressions occur simultaneously?
a. the common sense theory
b. the Cannon-Bard theory
c. attribution theory
d. the James-Lange theory
15.If you saw George with his pupils dilated (enlarged), you would most likely
assume that he was
a. angry
b. disgusted
c. happy
d. scared
16.Which theory holds that we are afraid because we run or are angry
because we strike?
a. attribution
b. James-Lange
c. Cannon-Bard
d. cognitive
17.What is the most widely and experimentally studied emotion?
a. Fear
b. Sadness
c. Disgust
d. Anger
18.By studying different cultures, psychologists have concluded that learning
a. The development of basic emotions
b. Do not affect the interpretation of emotions
c. Have had no effect on how emotions are displayed
d. The expression of emotions
19.Which of the following processes may influence the role of learning in our
a. Modelling
b. Reinforcement
c. Classical condition
d. All of the above
20.Schachter and Singer believe that emotional arousal is
a. Diffused and specific to the different emotions
b. Diffused and not specific to the different emotions
c. Concentrated and specific to the different emotions
d. Concentrated and not specific to the different emotions
21.Which theory of emotion has been discredited based on people who have
experienced spinal cord injuries still experiencing emotion?
a. Cannon-Bard
b. James-Lange
c. Two-Factor
d. Cognitive-mediational
22.Jimmy almost hit the car next to him, which caused his _________ nervous
system to become active, elevating his heart rate and respiration;
however, once he avoided the car next to him, the _________ nervous
system allowed his body to calm down.
a. Central; peripheral
b. Peripheral; central
c. Sympathetic; parasympathetic
d. Sympathetic; central
23.Jimmy laughed hysterically at a funny scene in a movie; however, no one
else in the theatre laughed. Which theory of emotion explains why Jimmy
was the only person to laugh?
a. James-Lange
b. Cannon-Bard
c. Two-Factor
d. Cognitive mediational
24.Which area of the brain is involved in the recognition of facial expressions
and the proper emotion?
a. Amygdala
b. Hippocampus
c. Occipital
d. Hypothalamus
25.Damage to the _________ hemisphere could cause an inability to recognize
and interpret emotions.
a. Left
b. Right
c. Middle
d. Hypothetical