Neural theories of emotion
The measured brain
The frightened brain
The resilient brain
the social brain
100

This term is used to describe the level of physiological and psychological activation of an individual's nervous system, which can range from high to low

What is arousal
100

This peripheral measure of emotional arousal increases with mental load and attention.

pupillometry (pupil dilation)

100

List one of the criticisms of the limbic system leveled by Joseph LeDoux

ok, circular logic, so vague its useless

100

These two words are the best description for how the brain represents extinction of a conditioned response.

New Learning

100

This number refers to the maximum number of people an individual can hypothetically maintain stable social relationships with.

What is Dunbar's number, estimated 150

200

This theory is most associated with Paul Ekman and posits that emotions fall within 7 discrete categories.

What is basic emotion theory.

200

The skin conductance response is a measure of sweating from these sweat glands.

Eccrine sweat glands.

200

This phenomena is the name given for individuals who cannot consciously see an emotional stimulus, but show increased amygdala activation.

Affective blindsight

200

This "return of fear" phenomena is characterized by a post-extinction increase in the conditioned response by an unsignaled presentation of the unconditioned stimulus.

Reinstatement

200

This feeling is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, depression, substance use, and poor sleep.

What is loneliness

300

The Schachter & Singer study administered epinephrine to unsuspecting college students. This famous study showed that arousal does not cause emotion, it ______________ emotions.

modulates

300

This measure quantifies the balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system. It is considered healthier with bradycardia.

heart rate variability

300

This is the approximate timescale for the production of an acoustic startle reflex in rodents.

10 milliseconds

300

This form of emotion regulation develops later in humans and involves the lateral prefrontal cortex.

What is reappraisal

300

The size of this brain region has been shown to correlate with the size of your social network.

What is the amygdala and orbital prefrontal cortex

400

This sulcus divides the premotor and motor cortex

Central sulcus

400

This is the number of seconds that it takes the BOLD signal to peak in functional MRI.

around 7

400

Name three types of stimuli, other than fear-related stimuli, that reliably activate the amygdala.

faces, reward, pain, food cues, novel stimuli, etc.

400

Lesions to this brain region would prevent the consolidation and expression of fear extinction.

The infralimbic cortex, or vmPFC in humans.

400

This term is used to describe the ability to attribute mental states, such as beliefs, intentions, and desires, to oneself and others, and is often studied in social neuroscience research on social cognition and social behavior

What is Theory of Mind

500

This divides the human brain into distinct regions based on the organization of its neurons and cytoarchitecture, and is often used in social neuroscience research to study the functional and anatomical organization of the brain

What are Brodmann areas.

500

This actress is science-famous for having "a neuron" named after her, where pictures of her face and name repeatedly and selectively activated the same neuron.

Jennifer Aniston

500

This brain region, shaped like a celery stalk, is involved in processing pain, bladder control, predatory pursuit, and freezing behavior.

Periaqueductal gray 

500

This drug, commonly prescribed for motion sickness, has been shown to promote the generalization of extinction learning to new contexts.

Scopolamine
500

This brain region is associated with processing social information that involves understanding the intentions of others.

What is the temporoparietal junction (TPJ). (Also the medial PFC and ACC)

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