5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- James-Lange theory
- health psychology
- Type A
- Type B
- a a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- c the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
- d Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
- e Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
- our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- the two types of white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system : B lymphocytes form in the bone marrow and release antibodiesthat fight bacterial infections; T lymphocytes form in the thymus and other lymphatic tissue and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances.
- the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
5 True/False Questions
feel-good, do-good phenomenon → people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
stress → the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
facial feedback → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
relative deprivation → an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
well-being → a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.