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5 Matching questions

  1. James-Lange theory
  2. relative deprivation
  3. coronary heart disease
  4. health psychology
  5. two-factor theory
  1. a the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
  2. b the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
  3. c the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
  4. d the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
  5. e a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
  2. 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.
  3. an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
  4. Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
  5. the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cannon-Bard theorythe theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.


  2. polygraphFriedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.


  3. adaption-level phenomenonpeople's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.


  4. psychophysiological illnessliterally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.


  5. general adaptation syndrome (GAS)Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.


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