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Unit 8B-Emotion, stress, health
AP* Psychology for Myers, 9th edition. Vocabulary terms from Unit 8B: Emotions, Stress, and Health.
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A response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
The theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) subjective experience of emotion.
The Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
A machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes).
The effect of facial expressions on experienced emotions, as when a facial expression of anger or happiness intensifies feelings of anger or happiness.
Emotional release. The_____hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through acting or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
Feel-good, do-good phenomenon
People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
Self-perceived happiness or satisfaction with life. Used along with measures of objective well-being (for example, physical an economic indicators) to evaluate people's quality of life.
Our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.
The perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
An interdisciplinary field that integrates behavioral and medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health and disease.
A subfield of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine.
The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging.
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases--alarm, resistance, exhaustion.
Coronary heart disease
The clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive, and anger-prone people.
Friedman and Rosenman's term for easygoing, relaxed people.
Literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches.
The study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health.
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 antibodies that fight bacterial infections; T lymphocytes form in the thymus and other lymphatic tissue and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances.
sympathetic nervous system
Which division of the nervous system is especially involved in bringing about emotional arousal?
stage of exhaustion
During which stage of the general adaptation syndrome is a person especially vulnerable to disease?
coronary heart disease
The leading cause of death in North American is ____?
Current estimates are that the polygraph is inaccurate approximately _____ of the time?
guilty knowledge test
Law enforcement officials sometimes use a lie detector to assess a suspect's responses to details of the crime believed to be known only to the perpetrator. This is known as the ______?
fear and joy
which emotions increase heart rate and stimulate different facial muscles?
Genuine illnesses that are caused by stress are called ________illnesses?
We are sad because we cry. (who's theory?)
When students studied others who were worse off than themselves, they felt greater satisfaction with their own lives. This is an example of the principle of _____?
AIDs is a disorder that causes a breakdown in the body's_____?
According to the Cannon-Bard Theory, the _____plays a central role in producing emotions.
some changes in eating, but hunger still occurs
Cutting sensory nerves from the stomach, or removing it entirely, causes_____?
study of body language?
need - drive - behavioral response
Which of the following is the correct sequence for the motivational process?
Unlearned biological motives necessary for survival are termed____?
In hunger, a ____ is related to the proportion of body fat your body normally maintains.
At the top of Maslow's hierarchy of motives are
subtle emotional undercurrents.
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