5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- coronary heart disease
- relative deprivation
- feel-good, do-good phenomenon
- behavioral medicine
- James-Lange theory
- a an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- b the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- c the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- d the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
- e people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
5 Multiple choice questions
- our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
- the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
- Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
- Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
5 True/False questions
facial feedback → the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
stress → the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
polygraph → a machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes).
health psychology → a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
Cannon-Bard theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.