Which of the following is NOT one of the basic components of emotion identified in the text?
Which theory would be most threatened by evidence that highly similar patterns of physiological activity are associated
with uniquely different emotional states?
According to the Cannon-Bard theory of emotion
you experience fear the same time your heart beings pounding
Which theory states that emotion results from the cognitive labeling of our physiological arousal?
One problem with the use of the polygraph for lie detection is that
anxiety, irritation, and guilt feelings all prompt similar physiological reactivity.
Whether we feel angry or depressed in response to a low exam grade depends on whether we attribute the poor grade to
an unfair test or to our own low intelligence. This best illustrates that emotions are influenced by
As a member of the diplomatic corps, Alex was given special training in the customs, language, and religions of the
nonindustrialized country where he would be living. However, Alex probably needed little training to correctly interpret
his hosts' expressions of emotion as revealed by their
Researchers have found that people experience cartoons as more amusing while holding a pen with their teeth than
while holding it with their lips. This best illustrates the
facial feedback effect
Patients reportedly feel less depressed following between-the-eyebrows Botox injections that immobilize their frown
muscles. This best illustrates the
facial feedbaack effect
In experiments with adult monkeys who were fearful of snakes and their offspring who were not, Susan Mineka
discovered that the younger monkeys developed a fear of snakes through the process of
If intense fears of specific objects disrupt people's ability to cope, they are said to experience
People report that they are especially likely to experience anger when they are harmed by an event that is perceived as
A television producer believes that violent TV programs provide viewers an opportunity to reduce their own anger
through fantasy. The producer appears to accept the
Experts suggest that an intensely angry person should
take time to let the anger and emotional arousal subside
A 21-year-old student undergoing treatment for Hodgkins disease was elated when he learned that he was cancer free.
Although his subsequent day-to-day emotions fluctuated in response to daily events, during the ensuing month, on
average, his emotions
returned to nearly the same level as they were during the month before the good news
Research on the well-being of Americans indicates that the
increase in the buying power of Americans over the past 40 years has provided no apparent boost to Americans'
When Mrs. Van Dyke first acquired a new luxury car, she was ecstatic. After several months, however, she took the car
for granted and it gave her little sense of emotional excitement. This change in her feelings can best be explained in
the adaptation-level phenomenon
You were happy with your grade of B on the psychology test until you learned that almost everyone else in the class
received an A. This illustrates that happiness is influenced by
Research suggests that people experience the most happiness when they are
absorbed in challenging activities
Health psychologists are LEAST likely to focus attention on
the role of bacteria in producing illness
The characteristic that most clearly contributes to the disease vulnerability of Type A personalities is their feelings of
Who would be MOST susceptible to heart disease?
Marvin, an impatient lawyer who often becomes irritated with family and friends over insignificant matters
To alleviate the stress of long work hours, Phara has arranged a more convenient work schedule with her employer.
Phara's behavior best illustrates
Research has indicated that rats become more vulnerable to ulcers when exposed to ________ shock.
Research participants who received nasal drops laden with a cold virus were least likely to catch a cold if they had
positive social ties