5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- general adaptation syndrome (GAS)
- psychophysiological illness
- relative deprivation
- two-factor theory
- a the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- b Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
- c literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- d the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
- e a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
- 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).
- the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
- emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
5 True/False Questions
Type B → Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
behavioral medicine → the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
feel-good, do-good phenomenon → people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
coronary heart disease → the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
facial feedback → the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.