5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- coronary heart disease
- adaption-level phenomenon
- psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)
- feel-good, do-good phenomenon
- a our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
- b the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- c 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.
- d the study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
- e people's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
- 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.
- an interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
- the effect of facial expressions on experience emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or hapiness.
- a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
5 True/False questions
Type A → Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
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).
catharsis → the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
emotion → the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
stress → Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.