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Biological Psych test 3 (ch. 15)
Terms in this set (14)
Role of autonomic nervous system in emotions
Cognitive attribution model
emotional labels (e.g., anger, fear, joy) are attributed to relatively nonspecific feelings of physiological arousal
multiple physiological measures are recorded. Based on the assumption that lying produces emotional and physiological responses.
Research on facial expressions
a sudden intense rage in dogs with their cortex removed, suggesting that the cortex inhibits rage.
a type of classical conditioning where a previously neutral stimulus is repeatedly paired with shock or some other unpleasant experience, causing the subject to act fearful in response to the stimulus
Impact of damage to the amygdala
people with bilateral damage to their amygdala show little to fear. these people can feel fear in response to drugs and hypoxia.
Influences on aggression
Alarm reaction to stress
initial response to stress, stimulates two systems to restore homeostatic balance.
mild stress early in life makes one more capable of handling stress later in life.
Ways stress can be harmful to health
Short-term consequences of stress reactions
Long-term consequences of stress reactions
any circumstance that upsets homeostatic balance.
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