Flashcards in Apply Your Knowledge And Skills- Ch.2 Deck (10):
According to Hans Selye, distress is...
Unpleasant and objectionable
What can cause acute stress? Example
Skiing downhill on a difficult slope
What hormone is released into the bloodstream to help repair the damage done to the body by stress
What happens in the resistance stage of the GAS
Prepare to fight the stressor
According to yerkes-Dodson law, when are higher levels of arousal best?
When performing complex tasks
According to transactional model of stress and coping, what two processes does an individual undergo when attempting to cope with stress
Primary and secondary appraisal
Russell saw a spider, he immediately jumped to his feet and ran out the room.. what response was activated
During what stage of the GAS is the sympathetic nervous system activated
What happens if the stressor is not removed in the first stage of the GAS?
Body will maintain FFF response