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5 Matching questions

  1. catharsis
  2. Type B
  3. Cannon-Bard theory
  4. emotion
  5. feel-good, do-good phenomenon
  1. a a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
  2. b Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
  3. c the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
  4. d people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
  5. e emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
  2. the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
  3. Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
  4. Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
  5. literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.

5 True/False questions

  1. two-factor theorythe theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.

          

  2. well-beinga response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.

          

  3. behavioral medicinean interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.

          

  4. health psychologyemotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.

          

  5. coronary heart diseasethe clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.

          

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