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Crying: Quiz


Question 1: A neuronal connection between the lacrimal gland (tear duct) and the areas of the human brain involved with ________ was established.
PsychologyPositive psychologyEvolutionary psychologyEmotion

Question 2: ________, where there can be a lack of overflow tears (alacrima) during emotional crying.
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosisHereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathyFamilial dysautonomiaHeadache

Question 3: They contain significantly greater quantities of hormones prolactin, adrenocorticotropic hormone, Leu-enkephalin[5] and the elements potassium and ________.

Question 4: Theories range from the simple, such as response to inflicted pain, to the more complex, including ________ in order to elicit "helping" behaviour from others.
Nonverbal communicationLinguisticsParalanguageMetacommunicative competence

Question 5: No other ________ are thought to produce tears in response to emotional states,[2] although this is disputed by some scientists.

Question 6: To cry is to shed tears as a response to an emotional state in ________.
MindHomoHumanHuman evolution

Question 7: ________ produced during emotional crying have a chemical composition which differs from other types of tears.
TearsKeratoconjunctivitis siccaWaterNasolacrimal duct

Question 8: In ________ and medieval medicine, tears were associated with the bodily humours, and crying was seen as purgation of excess humours from the brain.
AristotleAncient GreeceAncient Greek medicineHippocrates

Question 9: [7] ________ thought of emotions as reflexes prior to rational thought, believing that the physiological response, as if to stress or irritation, is a precondition to cognitively becoming aware of emotions such as fear or anger.
William JamesRené DescartesSigmund FreudSøren Kierkegaard

Question 10: Frey II, a biochemist at the ________, proposed that people feel "better" after crying, due to the elimination of hormones associated with stress, specifically adrenocorticotropic hormone.
University of Wisconsin–MadisonUniversity of MichiganMichigan State UniversityUniversity of Minnesota

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