Emotion, Stress And Health

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  • 1. 
    Which theory suggests that the experience of emtion results form an awarenedd of one's own physiological responses to an emotion-arousing event?
    • A. 

      The cannon-bard theory

    • B. 

      The catharis theory

    • C. 

      The james lange theory

    • D. 

      The adaptation-level theory


  • 2. 
    According to the Cannon Bard thoery:
    • A. 

      You experience fear because yoru heart begins pounding

    • B. 

      Your heart begins pounding because your experiece fear

    • C. 

      Both of the above is true

    • D. 

      Neither a nor b is true


  • 3. 
    When students percieve the arousal that accompanies test taking as energizing rather than debilitating, they experience much less anxiety.  This is best understood in terms of the:
    • A. 

      Relative deprivation principle

    • B. 

      James Lange theory

    • C. 

      Adaptation level principle

    • D. 

      Catharsis hypothesis

    • E. 

      Two factor theory


  • 4. 
    Activation of the parasympathetic nervous system ________ heart rate and _____ digestion.
    • A. 

      Accelerates; slows

    • B. 

      Slows; accelerates

    • C. 

      Slows; slows

    • D. 

      Accelerates; accelerates


  • 5. 
    Dr. Bob is electrically stimulating parts of a cat's brain.  A cat that becomes enraged - pupils dilated, claws our, hissing - has most likely been stimulated in the:
    • A. 

      Limbic system

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Thalamus

    • D. 

      Medulla


  • 6. 
    The most unambiguous nonverbal clue to our specifc emotional state is provided by our:
    • A. 

      Respiration rate

    • B. 

      Hand guestures

    • C. 

      Body posture

    • D. 

      Facial muscles

    • E. 

      Pupil contration and dilation


  • 7. 
    Researchs have found tha people experience caroons as more amusing while holding a pen with their teeth than while holding it with their lips.  This best illustrates the:
    • A. 

      Catharis hypothesis

    • B. 

      Relative deprivation principle

    • C. 

      Facial feedback effect

    • D. 

      Adaptation level phenomenon

    • E. 

      Feel good, do good phenomenon


  • 8. 
    The catharsis hypothesis refers to the idea that:
    • A. 

      Every emotion is preceded by cognition

    • B. 

      Humans tend to adapt to a given level of stimulation

    • C. 

      Anger is reduced by affressive action or fantasy

    • D. 

      Successful performance is influenced by level of physiological arousal


  • 9. 
    Hans Selye referred to the body's response to stress as:
    • A. 

      The fight or flight response

    • B. 

      The general adaptation syndrome

    • C. 

      Type B behavior

    • D. 

      Psychophysiological illness


  • 10. 
    Type A is to_______ as Type B is to
    • A. 

      Realistic; idealistic

    • B. 

      Introverted; extraverted

    • C. 

      Bright; dull

    • D. 

      Hard driving; easy going

    • E. 

      Oprimistic; pessamistic


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