5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- adaption-level phenomenon
- Type A
- Type B
- relative deprivation
- health psychology
- a Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
- b the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- c Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
- d a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- e our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
- 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.
- literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- 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).
- a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
5 True/False questions
stress → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
general adaptation syndrome (GAS) → a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
catharsis → emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
feel-good, do-good phenomenon → people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
behavioral medicine → an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.