Chapter 4: Cognitive Appraisal Theory

Chapter 4 Learning Objectives

  • What are the two views of cognitive appraisal theory?
  • Are appraisals universally or socially constructed?
  • How does the Component Process Model view the relationship between cognitive appraisals and emotion?
  • Explain each of the appraisal checks and accompanying stimulus event checks (SECs).
  • Describe the relationship between cognitive appraisals and other emotion components.
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of cognitive appraisal theory?

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