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Theories of Emotion: Yerkes-Dodson Law

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The Yerkes-Dodson Law states which of the following?

A

Tasks that are primarily reinforcing produce the highest level of performance.

B

Tasks that disrupt an organism's set point motivate the organism to perform behavior designed to return to the set point.

C

Tasks that are of moderate difficulty tend to produce better performances than tasks of low or high difficulty.

D

Tasks that involve greater use of blood glucose tend to be performed more poorly than tasks that do not involve the use of much glucose.

E

Task specificity is more important to performance than type of reinforcement.