American songbook

American songbook

Part 1)choose ONE of the following sayings and use information from your text our outside sources (be sure to cite your reference appropriately) to answer the question that follows.
“Smile, even though your heart is breaking,” suggests a standard in the American songbook. Good advice? Make reference to the James-Lange theory of emotion and the facial-feedback hypothesis in your answer.
“Keep a stiff upper lip.” Good advice? Evaluate this adage with reference to research investigating the effects of suppressing negative affect on the one hand or expressing it on the other.

“If only I would hit the lottery.” Does money really buy happiness? Why or why not? Make reference to empirical evidence in your response.
Part 2 )
provides an opportunity to apply psychological theory in the exploration of the film‘Persona’ . Makesue to explain if the movie deal with emotion, motivation, personality, the development of the individual over the life span, health and stress, and psychological disorders and treatment, so that you have a more complete idea of the different concepts that might apply.
You might discuss the kinds of defense mechanisms this person uses, or perhaps refer to developmental stages in the person’s life that might have been important, or discuss the effects of abuse, alcoholism and addiction, etc. You can approach the subject matter from different perspectives—psychoanalytical, biological, behavioral, cognitive, and/or sociocultural. You could discuss the role emotion, memory, or motivation plays in the character’s development, or the importance of the environment, and such influences as racism and sexism.