Emotion-Theories of Emotion (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 34 - 38 of 44

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Question number: 34

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James-Lange or body reaction theory of emotion says

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Choice (4) Response

a.

You react with your body first then you feel emotion

b.

Emotions and visceral reactions are simultaneous

c.

You feel emotion then a bodily reaction

d.

The somatic nervous system is the seat of emotion

Question number: 35

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Richard Lazarus proposed the ________ of emotion that downplays the role of physiological arousal, and assumes that our emotion at a given time depends on our interpretation of the situation we are in at that time.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

opponent-process theory

b.

James-Lange theory

c.

two-factor theory

d.

cognitive-appraisal theory

Question number: 36

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The ________ of humor, by Thomas Hobbes, suggests we feel amused when humor makes us feel superior to other people.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

social-comparison theory

d.

disparagement theory

Question number: 37

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The theory that happiness is the result of estimating that one’s life circumstances are more favorable than those of others is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

adaptation-level theory

b.

disparagement theory

c.

social-comparison theory

d.

incongruity theory

Question number: 38

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The ________ of humor, is based on Freud’s claim that humor is a cathartic outlet for anxiety caused by repressed sexual or aggressive energy.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

adaptation-level theory

b.

disparagement theory

c.

release theory

d.

incongruity theory

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