5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- facial feedback
- psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)
- two-factor theory
- psychophysiological illness
- relative deprivation
- a the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
- b the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- c the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
- d literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- e the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
- our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
5 True/False questions
health psychology → emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
James-Lange theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
catharsis → the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
polygraph → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
Cannon-Bard theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.