5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
- coronary heart disease
- feel-good, do-good phenomenon
- a Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
- b a machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes).
- c self-perceived happiness or satisfaction with life. Used along with measure of objective well-being (for example, physical and economic indicators) to evaluate people's quality of life.
- d people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
- e the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
- an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
5 True/False Questions
two-factor theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
Cannon-Bard theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) → literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
Type A → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
James-Lange theory → the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.