5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Psychophysiological illness
- General adaptation syndrom (GAS)
- Subjective well being
- a in psychoanalytic theory, the basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety-arousing thoughts, feelings, and memories
- b Literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- c Self-perceived happiness or staisfaction with life. Used along with measures of objective well-being. Example: physical and economic indicators to evaluate people's quality of life.
- d Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases: alarm, resistance and exhaustion.
- e a measure of memory in which the person must retrieve information learned earlier, as on a fill-in-the-blank test
5 Multiple choice questions
- linked to emotion
- Attempting to alleviate stress directly by changing the stressor or the way we interact with that stressor.
- the processing of information into the memory system
- Perceiving objects as unchanging (having consistent shapes, size, lightness, and color) even as illumination and retinal images change.
- People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
5 True/False questions
Optic Nerve → The nerve that carries neural impulses from the eye to the brain.
amnesia → Retinal receptor cells that are cconcentratednear the center of the retina and that function in daylight or in well-lit conditions. The cones detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations.
Coronary heart disease → The clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
corpus callosum → the fibers that connect the right and left hemispheres, enabling them to communicate
norepinephrine → stimulates the sympathetic nervous system