Chapter 10


1. Distinguish between the two major categories of motives found in humans.

2. Summarize evidence on the areas of the brain implicated in the regulation of hunger.

3. Summarize evidence on how fluctuations in blood glucose and hormones affect hunger.

4. Summarize evidence on how culture, learning, food cues, and stress influence hunger and eating.

5. Discuss the contribution of genetic predisposition, dietary restraint, and set point to obesity.

6. Describe the impact of hormones and pheromones in regulation animal and human sexual behavior.

7. Summarize evidence on the impact of erotic materials on human sexual behavior.

8. Discuss parental investment theory and findings on gender differences in sexual activity.

9. Describe the Featured Study on culture and mating preferences and the evolutionary analysis of jealousy.

10. Summarize evidence on the nature of sexual orientation and on how common homosexuality is.

11. Summarize evidence on the determinants of sexual orientation.

12. Outline the four phases of the human sexual response.

13. Describe the affiliation and achievement motives and their influence on behavior.

14. Describe how individual differences in the above motives are measured.

15. Explain how situational factors and fear of failure affect achievement strivings.

16. Describe the three components of emotion.

17. Describe autonomic arousal; explain the principle behind lie detector tests and discuss their accuracy.

18. Describe the neural circuitry involved in fear/vigilance.

19. Discuss cross-cultural similarities and variations in emotional experience and expression.

20.Compare and contrast the James-Lange and Cannon-Bard theories of emotion.

21. Describe Schachter''s two-factor theory of emotion and discuss its implications.

22.Summarize the evolutionary perspective on emotion and supporting evidence.

23.Explain how this chapter highlighted five of the text''s organizing themes.

24.Summarize information on factors that do not predict happiness.

25.Summarize information on factors that are moderately or strongly correlated with happiness.

26.Explain four conclusions that can be drawn about the dynamics of happiness.

27.Describe the key elements in arguments.

28.Explain some common fallacies that often show up in arguments.