Which systems in the body are used to distinguish emotional approach and emotional avoidance
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1.Research on emotions in the 21st century demonstrates that ______.
|a.||positive emotions determine how adaptive we are, and negative emotions determine our areas for improvement|
|b.||both positive and negative emotions may determine how adaptive we are in our daily lives|
|c.||negative emotions have very little to do with adaptive functioning|
|d.||positive emotions determine how adaptive we are in our daily lives|
1.Which of the following is true about the measurement of emotion-focused coping skills?
|a.||There was a wide disparity in items used to measure emotion-focused coping.|
|b.||Most statements about emotion-focused coping were overly optimistic and self-congratulatory.|
|c.||Scales measuring emotion-focused coping disregarded those emotions marked by distress or psychopathology.|
|d.||Emotion-focused coping is generally inferior to problem-focused coping.|
1.Which systems in the body are used to distinguish emotional approach and emotional avoidance?
|a.||the reticular formation and visual pathway|
|b.||the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems|
|c.||the behavioral activation and behavioral inhibition systems|
|d.||the motor cortex and temporoparietal junction|
1.What are the two related, but distinct processes involved in approach-oriented emotion-focused coping?
|a.||emotional processing and emotional expression|
|b.||emotional identification and emotional development|
|c.||emotional management and emotional displays|
|d.||emotional consumption and emotional regulation|
1.In a study about dealing with the stress of chronic racism, who exhibited greater self-esteem and life satisfaction?
|a.||People who suppressed their negative emotions in focused on their positive emotions.|
|b.||People who were able to distance themselves from people expressing negative emotions.|
|c.||People who felt that they had ways of coping emotionally with their experiences.|
|d.||People who had more positive emotions toward the dominant group in society.|
1.What do studies on emotional expression indicate about the differences between Chinese and Western individuals?
|a.||Chinese individuals commonly use emotional expression and experience the same positive correlations as Westerners.|
|b.||Chinese individuals seldom use emotional expression, but do not experience negative or positive correlations with other life factors.|
|c.||Chinese individuals seldom use emotional suppression, and experience positive correlations with other life factors as a result.|
|d.||Chinese individuals commonly use emotional suppression, but do not experience the same negative correlations as Westerners.|
1.According to LeDoux during more stressful times, our thinking and coping are powered by the ______.
1.A person has begun to realize that their angry feelings toward their spouse are valid and important. What process involved in approach-oriented emotion-focused coping is Jim demonstrating?
1.How does Branch 4 differ from Branches 1–3 in Salovey and Mayer’s model of emotional intelligence?
|a.||Branches 1–3 require less cognition.|
|b.||Branch 4 is composed of understanding emotions.|
|c.||Branch 4 involves the difficult task of mood regulation.|
|d.||Branches 1–3 each include emotional suppression.|
1.Appreciating the dynamic relationship among emotions and behaviors is a skill obtained in which branch of Salovey and Mayer’s four-branch model of emotional intelligence?
1.How does the MSCEIT assess the respondents’ ability to use emotions to facilitate thought?
|a.||Respondents are asked to describe feelings arising in other people.|
|b.||Respondents are asked to describe feelings using non-feeling words.|
|c.||Respondents are asked to describe feelings using pictures and drawings.|
|d.||Respondents are asked to describe feelings suggested by artistic designs.|
1.Which of the following is a positive trait that can be manifested using emotional intelligence?
1.People who are high in emotional intelligence are likely to ______.
|a.||use their abilities to exploit others|
|b.||directly involve themselves in situations to assist other people|
|c.||score lower on traditional assessments of intelligence|
|d.||avoid involving themselves in situations where there is conflict|
1.What is the name of Carstensen’s theory which says that older adults focus less on negative emotions, engage more deeply with emotional content, and savor the positive in life?
|a.||the socioemotional selectivity theory|
|b.||the emotional process-approach theory|
|c.||the life-space emotional theory|
|d.||the emotional intelligence theory|
1.Unlike young people, older individuals seem to orient to what type of goals?
1.Which of the following best describes the findings of Dr. Pennebaker’s study on processing intense emotions?
|a.||Writing about emotional topics proved to be distressing for the experimental group initially, but more beneficial in the long term.|
|b.||Creating art related to emotional topics proved to be distressful for both the experimental group and the control group.|
|c.||Speaking to a significant other about emotional topics was beneficial in the short term but proved to be distressing in the long term.|
|d.||Talking to friends about emotional topics proved to be beneficial in the short term, and was neither beneficial nor distressful in the long term.|
1.Which of the following descriptions is fitting of someone with the trait of alexithymia?
|a.||An individual who has trouble making emotional connections with others.|
|b.||An individual who has trouble writing about emotionally traumatic events.|
|c.||An individual who has trouble identifying and making sense of emotions.|
|d.||An individual who has trouble expressing emotions.|
1.When parents allow their own emotional responses to characters in a story to be seen, children may benefit through which process?
1.Dealing with negative emotions in a manner that result in rumination might be described as what?
1.What can be the result of unbalanced attempts at processing feelings?
|b.||poor physical health|
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