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  1. Psychophysiological illness
  2. General adaptation syndrom (GAS)
  3. Subjective well being
  4. repression
  5. recall
  1. a in psychoanalytic theory, the basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety-arousing thoughts, feelings, and memories
  2. b Literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
  3. 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.
  4. d Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases: alarm, resistance and exhaustion.
  5. 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

  1. linked to emotion
  2. Attempting to alleviate stress directly by changing the stressor or the way we interact with that stressor.
  3. the processing of information into the memory system
  4. Perceiving objects as unchanging (having consistent shapes, size, lightness, and color) even as illumination and retinal images change.
  5. People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.

5 True/False questions

  1. Optic NerveThe nerve that carries neural impulses from the eye to the brain.


  2. amnesiaRetinal 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.


  3. Coronary heart diseaseThe clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.


  4. corpus callosumthe fibers that connect the right and left hemispheres, enabling them to communicate


  5. norepinephrinestimulates the sympathetic nervous system


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