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Nason Chapter 13

Emotion Vocab

Vocab WordDefinition
Emotion a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological arrousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience
James-Lange Theory teh theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arrousing stimuli
Cannon-Bard Theory the theory that an emotion-arrousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion
Two-Factor Theory Schachter-Singer's theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physically arroused and (2) cognitively label the arrousal
Polygraph a machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotions (such as sweating and cardiovascular and breathing changes)
Catharsis emotional release. In psychology, the catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges
Feel-Good, Do-Good Phenomenon people's tenedency to be helpful when already in a good mood
Subjective Well-Being self-percieved happiness or satisfaction with life. Used along with measures of objective well-being (for example, physical and economic indicators) to evaluate people's quality of life
Adaption-Level Phenomenon our tendency to form judgements (of sounds, lights, or income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience
Relative Deprivation the perception that one is worse off relative to those with whom one compares oneself
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