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5 Matching questions

  1. coronary heart disease
  2. psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)
  3. facial feedback
  4. emotion
  5. well-being
  1. a the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
  2. b a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
  3. 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.
  4. d the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
  5. e the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
  2. the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
  3. literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
  4. a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
  5. Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.

5 True/False questions

  1. Type AFriedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.


  2. lymphocytesthe 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.


  3. catharsisemotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.


  4. adaption-level phenomenonour tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.


  5. Type BFriedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.


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