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the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli
the theory than an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers physiological responses and the subjective experience of emotion
Schachter-Singer's theory that to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal
a machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion
our tendency to form judgements relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience
the perception that one is worse off relative to those with whom one compares oneself
increase their hostility
employees who have just been laid off are asked questions that encourage them to express hostility toward their employer. Research suggests that this opportunity to vent anger will
as people experience negative emotions, the __hemisphere of the brain becomes __ electrically active
according to the __ of emotion, repetitions of an emotion-arousing event tend to strengthen the experience of only the opposing emotion
evidence that people can develop an emotional preference for stimuli to which they have been unknowingly exposed has convinced Robert Zajonc that sometimes __ precedes __
cognitive labels; physical arousal
according to the 2 factor theory, the two basic components of emotions are __ and __
increased; remained almost unchanged
since the 1950s, the spendable income of Americans has __ and their self-reported personal happiness has __
as her professor distributed the mathematics test to the class, Alice's heart started to pound and her palms began to sweat. These physiological reactions were activated by her __ NS
fear can be learned
ever since lupe was scolded and punished by her teacher for misbehaving, lupe has been fearful of being near the teacher. This illustrates that
our most rapid and automatic emotional responses may result from the routing of sensory input from the thalamus directly to the
Joyce and her husband both want to feel and express greater warmth and affection for each other. They would be advised to spend time looking intently at one another's
rabbits fail to react with fear to a signal of impending shock if they have suffered damage to the
lower; relatively difficult
the level of arousal typically associated with optimal performance tends to be __ on tasks that are __
the cannon-bard theory of emotion places more emphasis on the importance of __ than does the James-Lange theory
over the last 25 years, American college freshmen have expressed a(n) __ desire to be wealthy and a(n) __ desire to develop a meaningful life philosophy
best explains why million-dollar lottery winners and paraplegics report similar levels of happiness
more willing to help others
the feel-good, do-good phenomenon refers to the fact that when people feel happy they are
Alexandra's mother told her, "You know you are in love when your heart beats fast and you experience that unique trembling feeling inside." This remark best illustrates the __ theory of emotion
Rannilt was euphoric after learning of her acceptance into the med school of her choice. After a few weeks, however, she feels no emotional excitement when she thinks about her admission to med school. This change in her feelings can best be explained in terms of the
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