Questions for Motivation and Emotion Please note that these questions are complicated and require some critical thinking and good writing on your part. These are not to be answered in one sentence, but should take more of the form of a discussion. 1. Discuss the evolutionary basis of emotion. In what ways is it apparent in males and in females. (This requires some thinking.) 2. Explain the differences between the James-Lange Theory, the Cannon-Bard Theory, and Schacter’s Two Factor Theory. 3. Why are some people happier than others? Relate the following to subjective well-being: Goal-setting, adapting to the environment, and personality, and an evolutionary perspective. 4. Discuss aggression and how it is affected by gender, stress, and culture. 5. Explain the motives of curiosity and exploration,AND manipulation and contact (including the Harry Harlow study), 6. Discuss the biological, cultural, and psychological contributions to eating disorders. 7. What is drive-reduction theory? 8. What is arousal theory? Relate the Yerkes-Dodson Law to something in your life.