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5 Matching questions

  1. facial feedback
  2. general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
  3. emotion
  4. lymphocytes
  5. James-Lange theory
  1. a Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
  2. b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
  3. c the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
  4. d the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
  2. the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
  3. people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
  4. Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
  5. the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.

5 True/False questions

  1. two-factor theorythe theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.

          

  2. health psychologyemotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.

          

  3. psychophysiological illnessthe study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.

          

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

          

  5. behavioral medicinean interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.

          

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