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The basic components of emotion are. . .
expressive behaviors, physiological arousal, and conscious experience
the idea that nan emotion-arousing stimulus is simultaneously routed to the cortex and to the sympathetic nervous system is central to the
Cannon-Bard theory
According to the two-factor theory, the two basic components of emotions are _________ and ________.
a cognitive label: physical arousal
as her professor distributed the mathematics test to the class, Blair's heart started to pound and her palms began to sweat. these physiological reactions were activated by her _______ nervous system.
for purpose of lie detection, investigators have most commonly made use a(n) . . .
in one experiment, college men were injected with epinephrine before spending time with either a joyful or an irritated person. The results of this experiment support the idea that. . .
our experience of emotion depends on how we interpret the body's arousal.
Compared with men, women are ________ effective in discerning whether a male-female couple are romantically involved, and they are ______ effective in discerning which of two people in a photo is the others supervisor.
more: more
compared with males, females are more likely to cry and report distress when observing someone in distress. this best illustrates . . .
according to the catharsis hypothesis, retaliating against someone who provokes us can calm us down because retaliation. . .
relieves aggressive urges
Rosaria is upset with her husband for not putting his dirty clothes in the laundry basket. Anger experts would most likely recommend that she deal with her frustration by saying to him.
"it annoys me that you leave your dirty clothes for me to pick up."
the feel-good, do-good phenomenon refers to the fact that when people feel happy they
are more willing to help others.
Subjective will-being refers to
self-perceive happiness
which of the following best explains why, for those who are not poor, more money buys little more than a temporary surge of happiness?
the adaptation-level phenomenon.
Relative deprivation refers to the tendency for our personal happiness to be heavily influenced by . . .
others' attainments
While taking a difficult test, Cindy's muscles tense and her heart pounds. these physiological responses are. . .
stress reactions
the general adaptation syndrome describes stages in the . . .
body's response to prolonged stress
Friedman and rosenman referred to competitive, hard-driving, impatient, and easily angered individuals as _________ personality
Type A
A psychophysiological illness is
a stress-related physical illness such as hypertension.
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting is his o her . . .
According to Freud, the unconscious is . . .
the thoughts, wishes, feelings, memories, of which we are largely unaware.
According to Freud, the component of personality that mediates among the demands of the id, superego, and reality is the. . .