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has facial expressions - 7 basic facial expressions of emotion, that are universal and biological, that have evolved as a method of
communication, and are consistent across cultures, also has body movements, spoken words, gestures
Schachter's Cognitive Arousal Theory
"I am shaking and this is an dangerous situation, then I'm afraid" I noticed a dangerous situation and started to shake. Then felt fear.
Lazarus Cognitive Mediational Theory
"I see danger, feel fear, start shaking" Starts with noticing the danger, then I feel fear and react.
Facial Feedback Theory
Facial expressions can help change emotion can create an emotion or intensify an emotion.
your response to a threatening or challenging event. This response is physical, cognitive and behavioral.
Lzrus Cognitive Mediational Theory
Theory of emotion also relates to stress - how you "appraise" a situation affects the way you respond to it:
the Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) mobilizes to fight the stressor - the adrenal glands release hormones
Problems with over overusage of SNS
too much stress, over a long period can lead to heart problems and a weakened immune system
(unhealthy) - pleasant, no show of emotions, internalizing feelings in order to "keep the peace"
(healthy) - they thrive on stress like Type A, but without the anger, because they feel in control
PTSD 3 major symptoms
1. persistent feelings of extreme fearfulness
2. flashbacks and nightmares
3. work and family problems
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