TB9 P&C Lecture 1; Cognition and Emotion

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1. What is the role of the insula?

  • Rapid visual input from thalamus. Quickly detects threat prior to concious assessment.
  • Reinforcing behaviour (primary and secondary reinforcers)
  • Encoding disgust. Bodily sensations
  • Computing variable motivational values of rewards. Computing regret if reward is less than what we hoped.
  • Processing emotional aspects of pain. Detecting errors which evoke negative emotions e.g anger & frustration to avoid in future. Emotional conflict.
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2. Which of these is NOT an autonomic response to emotion?

  • Pupil dilation
  • Zygomaticus muscle response
  • Galvanic skin response
  • Heart rate

3. ____ is released through the striatum to the cortex?

  • Dopamine
  • Oxytocin
  • Epinephrine
  • Serotonin

4. In monitering current states, what is "current goals being achieved so continue"?

  • Disgust
  • Angry
  • Happy
  • Anxious
  • Sad

5. Who proposed the 6 basic emotions?

  • Ekman
  • Binet
  • James-Lange
  • Cannon-bard


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