5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- James-Lange theory
- Type B
- a 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.
- b 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.
- c the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
- d Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
- e the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
5 Multiple choice questions
- emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
- a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
- the clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases, alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
5 True/False questions
relative deprivation → the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
Type A → Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
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.
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.
health psychology → a subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.