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AP Psychology
AP Psychology
Prologue
Prologue
Chapter One:  Thinking Critically
Chapter One: Thinking Critically
Chapter Two: Neuroscience and Behavior
Chapter Two: Neuroscience and Behavior
Chapter Three: Nature, Nurture and Human Diversity
Chapter Three: Nature, Nurture and Human Diversity
Chapter Four: Developing Through the Life Span
Chapter Four: Developing Through the Life Span
Chapter Five:  Sensation
Chapter Five: Sensation
Chapter Six: Perception
Chapter Six: Perception
Chapter Seven: States of Consciousness
Chapter Seven: States of Consciousness
Chapter Eight:  Learning
Chapter Eight: Learning
Chapter Nine:  Memory
Chapter Nine: Memory
Chapter Ten: Thinking and Language
Chapter Ten: Thinking and Language
Chapter Eleven: Intelligence
Chapter Eleven: Intelligence
Chapter Twelve: Motivation and Work
Chapter Twelve: Motivation and Work
Chapter Thirteen: Emotion
Chapter Thirteen: Emotion
Chapter Fourteen: Stress and Health
Chapter Fourteen: Stress and Health
Chapter Fifteen: Personality
Chapter Fifteen: Personality
Chapter Sixteen: Psychological Disorders
Chapter Sixteen: Psychological Disorders
Chapter Seventeen: Therapy
Chapter Seventeen: Therapy
Chapter Eighteen: Social Psychology
Chapter Eighteen: Social Psychology

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Chapter Thirteen: Emotion Chapter Thirteen: Emotion
Chapter Thirteen Objectives

Chapter 13

  

Objective 1| Identify the three components of emotions, and contrast the James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, and two-factor theories of emotion. 

Objective 2| Describe the role of the autonomic nervous system during emotional arousal. 

 

Objective 3| Discuss the relationship between arousal and performance. 

 

Objective 4| Name three emotions that involve similar physiological arousal. 

 

Objective 5| Describe some physiological and brain pattern indicators of specific emotions.

 

Objective 6| Explain how the spillover effect influences our experience of emotions. 

 

Objective 7| Distinguish the two alternative pathways that sensory stimuli may travel when triggering an emotional response. 

 

Objective 8| Describe some of the factors that affect our ability to decipher nonverbal cues.

 

Objective 9| Describe some gender differences in perceiving and communicating emotions.

 

Objective 10| Discuss the research on reading and misreading facial and behavioral indicators of emotion. 

 

Objective 11| Discuss the culture-specific and culturally universal aspects of emotional expression, and explain how emotional expressions could enhance survival. 

 

Objective 12| Discuss the facial feedback and behavior feedback phenomena, and give an example of each. 

 

Objective 13| Name several basic emotions, and describe two dimensions psychologists use to differentiate emotions. 

 

Objective 14| State two ways we learn our fears. 

 

Objective 15| Discuss some of the biological components of fear. 

 

Objective 16| Identify some common triggers and consequences of anger, and assess the catharsis hypothesis.

 

Objective 17| Describe how the feel-good, do-good phenomenon works, and discuss the importance of research on subjective well-being. 

 

Objective 18| Discuss some of the daily and longer-term variations in the duration of emotions.

Objective 19| Summarize the findings on the relationship between affluence and happiness. 

 

Objective 20| Describe how adaptation and relative deprivation affect our appraisals of our achievements. 

 

Objective 21| Summarize the ways that we can influence our own levels of happiness.