5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- James-Lange theory
- relative deprivation
- coronary heart disease
- health psychology
- two-factor theory
- a the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
- b the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- c the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- d the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
- e a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
- 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.
- an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
- the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
5 True/False questions
Cannon-Bard theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
polygraph → Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
adaption-level phenomenon → people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
psychophysiological illness → literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
general adaptation syndrome (GAS) → Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.