Chapter 8 Outline
Emotion and Motivation
Emotion is a four part process that involves many physiological arousal and cognitive interpretation and behavioral expression also has subjective learning The neuroscience of emotion
People who suffer from phobias such as snakes their responses are usually irrational There are two response system one is the fast response system and the other one is quick response system A person may learn to fear dogs after bitten but the emotional memory may be a little difficult to figure out the real problem Both of these systems interact
Intuition is the interplay of these two system which gives rise to these feelings we have The role of the cerebral cortex
Cerebral cortex is the outer layer of brain tissue and it’s our thinking part where most of the thinking is done It plays the starring role of the conscious emotion pathway where many events are entered and it also associates with the feelings we have The role of hormones
Serotonin and adrenaline are important chemicals our body needs Do our physical responses cause our emotions?
James – Lange theory is the proposal that an emotion provoking stimulus which produces a physical response that later turns into an emotion Cannon – Bard Theory is the emotional feeling and the internal physical response which occurs at the same time What’s the role of cognition of emotion?
Stanley Schachter’s came up with the two factor theory which is the proposal claiming the emotions results which came from the cognitive appraisal Opponent process theory which is the theory of emotion that’s has the emotions pair and understand the emotion itself Cognitive appraisal theory which is an emotion that individuals decide to choose the right emotion that falls of the right event Developing emotional intelligence and who came up with it
Peter Salovey and John Mayer came up with emotional intelligence which is ability to understand emotional responses and...
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