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  1. polygraph
  2. well-being
  3. general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
  4. coronary heart disease
  5. feel-good, do-good phenomenon
  1. a Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
  2. b 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).
  3. c 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.
  4. d people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
  5. e the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
  2. our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
  3. the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
  4. an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
  5. a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.

5 True/False Questions

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

          

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

          

  3. psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.

          

  4. Type AFriedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.

          

  5. James-Lange theorythe theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.

          

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