25 terms

PSYCH 2nd test: 36-40

sexual response cycle
the four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson
excitement phase
the genital areas become engorged with blood, a woman's vagina expands and secretes lubricant, and breasts and nipples enlarge
plateau phase
excitement peaks as breathing, pulse, and blood pressure rates continue to increase
orgasm phase
muscle contractions all over the body
resolution phase
male enters a refractory period
refractory period
a resting period after an orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm
a sex hormone secreted in greater amounts by women and men
the most important of the male sex hormones; both male and females have it
Industrial Organization (I/0) psychology
fast-growing profession that applies psychology's principles to the workplace
personnel psychology
applies to psychology's methods and principles to selecting and evaluating workers
organizational psychology
considers how work environments and management styles influence worker motivation, satisfaction, and productivity
human factors psychology
explores how machine and environments can be optimally designed to fit human abilities
task leadership
setting standards, organizing work,k and focusing attention on goals
social leadership
mediating conflicts and building high-achieving teams
a mix of physiological arousal (heart-pounding), expressive behavior (quickened pace), and conscious experience
James-Lange Theory
your feeling of fear followed by your body's response
Cannon-Bard Theory
implies that your heart begins pounding as you experience fear
Schachter-Singer's two factor theory
in order to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal
When taking an exam, it pays to be ______________ aroused
Runners performing an easy or well-learned tasks, peak performance comes with relatively _______________ aroused by competition.
Basketball players will most probably shoot better free throws if they are__________ aroused
spillover effect
when one emotion continues from one situation to another; more happy about getting job after running as opposed to just waking up
adaptation-level phenomenom
our tendency to judge various stimuli relative to those we have experienced previously
emotional release