5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- behavioral medicine
- two-factor theory
- coronary heart disease
- a emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- c the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
- d an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- e the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
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.
- the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
- a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
well-being → 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.
Cannon-Bard theory → the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
polygraph → 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.
feel-good, do-good phenomenon → our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.