To prepare for this Assignment:
Review Chapter 10, â€œMotivation and Emotion,â€ in your course text. Focus on the figure that details the contemporary model of emotion, including the role of autonomic nervous system (ANS) arousal.
In Chapter 10, review the section entitled â€œTheories of Emotionâ€”Several Ways to Fear a Bear,â€ which describes the primary theories of emotion psychologists subscribe to. Notice ways in which several theories of emotion can be integrated into a comprehensive model.
The Assignment (2â€“3 pages)
In a 2- to 3-page paper, respond to the following prompts:
Identify an emotional stimulus.
Describe the process of emotional appraisal and identify the likely appraisal of the emotional stimulus identified in step 1 above.
Describe the ANS arousal that would result from the stimulus and appraisal.
What are the cognitive labels you would apply to the situation?
What adaptive behavior options would be available to you? Which would you choose and why?
Describe the emotional expressions (facial, body posture, etc.) resulting from the situation.
What resulting emotion would you experience?
How could your future ability to cope with a similar situation be affected by knowledge of these steps?
What is the relationship between emotion and motivation?
Support your Application Assignment with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You are asked to provide a reference list for all resources