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components of an emotional response

1.conscious feelings
2.actions
3.physiological arousal
4.motivational programmes

2

Name 3 functions of emotion

1. coordinates responces
2. motivation
3. helps solve adaptive behaviours
-->cooperation, mating, avoiding predators

3

name 3 properties of basic emotions

innate, rapid onset, consistent across cultures

4

Ekmans 6 basic emotions

anger
disguist
fear
joy
sadness
surprise

5

describe Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions

puts emotions into 8 categorise, cone going downwards with decreasing intensity
shows opposites and blends

6

what parts of the body mediate emotion

peripheral autonomic endocrine motor

7

Is expressiveness universal?

yes but cultural differences

8

role of amygdala

learnt emotional responses, fear pleasure

9

James Langes theory

emotional is a cognitive response to info from periphery

10

Cannon Bard

physiological changes and emotional feelings = independant !

11

Schatler Siger

emotional felt then physiological arousal - person uses immediate environment to label the arousal

12

describe autism

repetitive behaviours, neurodevelopmental, pervasive, abnorm social interaction + communication

13

what causes autism

less mirror neurones in the INF frontal gyrus

14

describe psychopathy

abnormal emotional response, disturbed social interactions, dont learn from punishment, selfish dominant superficial cold