← Unit 8B Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Cannon-Bard theory
- James-Lange theory
- a a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- b the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
- c 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).
- d emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- e the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
- the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
- a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
5 True/False Questions
general adaptation syndrome (GAS) → Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
coronary heart disease → the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
relative deprivation → the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
Type B → Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
stress → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.