5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- coronary heart disease
- psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)
- facial feedback
- a the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
- b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- c 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.
- d the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
- e the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
5 Multiple choice questions
- people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
- the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
- a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
5 True/False questions
Type A → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
lymphocytes → the 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.
catharsis → emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
adaption-level phenomenon → our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
Type B → Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.