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Aps 210: Motivation And Emotion 2016/2017 Question Paper

Exam Name: Aps 210: Motivation And Emotion 2016/2017 

Course: Bachelor Of Arts

Category: Kenyatta University question papers

Exam Year:2016

KENYTATTA UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2016/2017
FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF ARTS
APS 210: MOTIVATION AND EMOTION
November 2016
Time: 11.00 a.m-1.00p.m
Instructions:
Answer question 1 and any other two questions
Section A(Compulsory)
1. a)Define the following terms:
i) Motivation (2 marks)
ii) Emotion ( 2 marks)
b) By citing relevant examples, briefly explain in two ways the link between motivation and emotions. ( 4 marks)
c) Briefly explain the following concepts in relation to homeostatic balance and fluid regulation in the human body.
i) Set-point ( 2 marks)
ii) Correctional mechanisms ( 2 marks)

d) Differentiate between volumetric thirst and osmotic thirst. ( 4 marks)
e) Explain the three basic elements in the expression of emotions.( 6 marks)
f) Identify the four components of emotional intelligence according to Goleman. ( 8 marks)

Answer any two questions in this section
2. There is a thin line between pleasure and pain.
Some people will seek out potentially painful experiences from which they derive pleasure.
By citing relevant examples, explain this in relations to the following two theories of motivation
i) Optimal Level of Arousal Theory ( 10 marks)
ii) Solomon’s Opponent Process Theory (10 marks)
3. There is a strong relationship between levels of arousal and the behavior of sportsmen and women.
Explain how Yerkes-Dodson law on levels of arousal can be used to explain the performance of sports people. ( 20 marks)


4. With relevant examples from everyday life experiences, describe Parkinson’s four-factor theory on emotional experience. ( 20 marks)
5. Compare and contrast James-Lange theory and Cannon-Bard theory of emotions. ( 20 marks)




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