Impact of Mood on Decision Making

Watch the video and write an essay following the structure below:

1. a brief explanation of three possible reasons why the person in the media made his or her decision. Be specific.

2. Then, explain two ways mood/emotion may have impacted this person’s decision.

3. Finally, describe one life or death situation and explain how mood/emotion could impact decision making in this situation.

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

? Note: No plagiarism check for this essay.

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  • Vedio: Laureate Education, Inc. (2011). Social cognition and affect. Baltimore, MD: Author.

    (Click on the television screen once the video opens in a new window. “The Company” will appear on the television image.)
    Note:While the content within this media piece references Week 10, it is intended for Week 9 in this course.

Learning Resources

Course Media

  • Media: Laureate Education, Inc. (2011). Social cognition and affect. Baltimore, MD: Author.

    (Click on the television screen once the video opens in a new window. “The Company” will appear on the television image.) Note:While the content within this media piece references Week 10, it is intended for Week 9 in this course.

Readings

  • Course Text: Handbook of Social Psychology
    • Chapter 9, “Emotion”
  • Article: Bruyneel, S. D., Dewitte, S., Franses, P. H., & Dekimpe, M. G. (2009). I felt low and my purse feels light: Depleting mood regulation attempts affect risk decision making. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 22(2), 153–170. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the Business Source Complete database.
  • Article: Forgas, J. P., Laham, S. M., & Vargas, P. T. (2005). Mood effects on eyewitness memory: Affective influences on susceptibility to misinformation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 41(6), 574–588. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycINFO database.
  • Article: Moreland, R. L., & Zajonc, R. B. (1977). Is stimulus recognition a necessary condition for the occurrence of exposure effects?Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 35(4), 191–199. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.
  • Article: Zajonc, R. B. (1980). Feeling and thinking: Preferences need no inferences. American Psychologist, 35(2), 151–175. Retrieved from the Walden Library using the PsycARTICLES database.

Websites

Optional Resources

  • Article: Forgas, J. P., & Moylan, S. (1987). After the movies: Transient mood and social judgments. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 13(4), 467–477.
  • Article: Penner, L. A., Dovidio, J. F., Piliavin, J. A., & Schroeder, D. A. (2005). Prosocial behavior: Multilevel perspectives. Annual Review of Psychology, 56(1), 365–392.

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