Assignment 2 (Modules 4, 5, and 6). Your main job in this assignment is to show your understanding of Modules 4, 5, and 6. Answer each question using the course material (the textbook, online module, and links provided in the modules) only. Each answer should be 100–200 words. Portions of answers beyond 200 words will not be marke-d. Points must be supporte-d using information from the course material. Sources must be cite-d and reference-d using APA style, 7th edition format.
Peter studied hard and got an A. Paul studied hard but failed the exam. Apply the Lazarus’ appraisal model presented in Figure 6.2 of your textbook to the situation of each student and conclude which emotions they will be feeling. Explain each choice-point (one sentence) on the decision tree.
2. Take a position on the argument about the importance of emotion to reasoning. Descartes thought emotion was second-rate and Damasio argued that it was important. What do you think? Why?
3. When does a behavior become a psychological disorder? What criteria must be satisfied? Provide an example of a specific behavior (such as road rage) and examples of how each criterion could be used.
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Your paper should include an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Also, support your answers with the course’s readings and at least two scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook.
ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite in-line.