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Unit 8B Test

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  1. emotion
  2. well-being
  3. adaption-level phenomenon
  4. behavioral medicine
  5. Cannon-Bard theory
  1. a our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
  2. b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
  3. c the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
  4. d 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.
  5. e an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.

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. a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
  3. the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
  4. the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
  5. the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

5 True/False Questions

  1. psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.

          

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

          

  3. lymphocytesthe 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.

          

  4. polygraphthe process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.

          

  5. relative deprivationthe perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.

          

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