← Unit 8B Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- adaption-level phenomenon
- behavioral medicine
- Cannon-Bard theory
- a our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- c the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
- d 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.
- e an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
- a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
- the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
- the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
5 True/False Questions
psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) → the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
Type B → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
lymphocytes → 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.
polygraph → the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
relative deprivation → the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.