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Week 12 / Unit 7

Review this study guide for Week 12 / Unit 7 of the Introduction to Psychology course.

Unit 7 Study Guide

The following outline includes topics based on APA National Standards for the study of emotion and motivation. Use these standards as a checklist to make sure you’ve mastered this unit.

document  Emotion Study Guide

  • Perspectives on emotion
    • 1.1 Explain the biological and cognitive components of emotion.
    • 1.2 Discuss psychological research on basic human emotions.
    • 1.3 Differentiate among theories of emotional experience.
  • Emotional interpretation and expression
    • 2.1 Explain how biological factors influence emotional interpretation and expression.
    • 2.2 Explain how culture and gender influence emotional interpretation and expression.
    • 2.3 Explain how other environmental factors influence emotional interpretation and expression.
  • Domains of emotional behavior
    • 3.1 Identify biological and environmental influences on the expression and experience of negative emotions, such as fear.
    • 3.2 Identify biological and environmental influences on the expression and experience of positive emotions, such as happiness.

document  Motivation Study Guide

  • Perspectives on motivation
    • 1.1 Explain biologically based theories of motivation.
    • 1.2 Explain cognitively based theories of motivation.
    • 1.3 Explain humanistic theories of motivation.
    • 1.4 Explain the role of culture in human motivation.
  • Domains of motivated behavior in humans and non-human animals
    • 2.1 Discuss eating behavior.
    • 2.2 Discuss sexual behavior and orientation.
    • 2.3 Discuss achievement motivation.
    • 2.4 Discuss other ways in which humans and non-human animals are motivated.

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Sources

  1. The American Psychological Association’s Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (APA TOPSS) course template.