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Jessica Tamer Chapter 11 Emotions Stress and Health I Theories of Emotions A Components of emotion I Emotions are a mix of a physiological arousal heart pounding b Expressive behaviors quickened pace c Conscience experience includes thoughts then later feelings 2 Two controversies a Chicken and egg b Does cognitive precede thinking 3 JamesLange Theory 4 CannonBard Theory 11 Embodied Emotion A Emotions and the Autonomic Nervous System 1 What Physiological changes accompany emotions B Phsiological Similarities Among Speci c Emotions 1 Do different emotions activate different physiological reponses C Physiological Differences Among Speci c Emotions D Cognition and Emotion 1 To experience emotions must we consciously interpret and label them a Cognition Can De ne Emotion i Spillover Effect b Cognition does not always precede emotion III Expressed Emotion A How do we communicate nonverbally B Detecting Emotion C Gender Emotion and Nonverbal Behavior D Culture and Emotional Expression 1 Are nonverbal expressions of emotion universally understood E The Effects of Facial Expresions 1 Do our facial expressions in uence our feelings IV Experienced Emotion A Anger 1 What are the causes and consequences of anger 2 Catharsis emotional release catharsis hypothesis In means releasing aggressive energy relieves aggressive urges B Happiness 1 What are the causes and consequences of happiness a Feelgood Dogood phenomenon b Subjective wellbeing c The short life of emotional ups and downs i We overestimate the duration of emotions and underestimate our capacity to adapt d Wealth and WellBeing 2 Two Psychological Phenomena Adaptation and Comparison a Happiness and Prior Experience i Adaptionlevel phenomenon our tendency to form judgments relative to a neutral level de ned by our prior experience b Happiness and Others Attainments i Relative deprivation the perception that one is worse off relative to those with whom one compares oneself 3 Predictors of Happiness V Stress and Health A Stress and Stressors 1 Stress the process by which we perceive and respond to certain events called stressors that we appraise as threatening or challenging 2 Stress Response System a General Adaption Syndrome the body responds to stress in three states alarm resistance eXhaustion b Cannon s ght or ight 3 Stressful Life Events a What events provoke stress responses b Catastrophes unpredictable largescale events such as war and natural disasters that nearly everyone appraises as threatening c Signi cant Life Changes d Daily Hassles 4 Stress and the Heart a Why are some of us more prone than others to coronary heart disease i Coronary Heart Disease the clogging of the vessels that nourish the muscle the leading cause of death in many developed countries ii Type A competitive harddriving impatient verbally aggressive and angerprone people iii Type B easygoing relaxed people 5 Stress and Susceptibility to Disease a Psycho physiological illness mind body illness and stress related physical illness such as hypertension and some headaches b Psychoneuroimmunology PNI the study of how psychological neutral and i endocrine processes together affect the immune system and resulting health ii Lymphocytes the two types of White blood cells that are part of the body s immune system 6 Stress and AIDS 7 Stress and Cancer B Promoting Health 1 Coping with Stress a Perceived Control b Explanatory Style c Social Support C Managing Stress Effects 1 Aerobic Exercise sustained exercise that increases heart and lung tness may also alleviate depression and anxiety 2 Exercise and Mood 3 Exercise and Health D Biofeedback Relaxation and Meditation l Spirituality and Faith Communities
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