Flashcards in Chapter 13 - Vocabulary Deck (12)
A response of the whole organism, involving physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience.
Proposed that physiological activity precedes the emotional experience.
An emotional triggering stimulus and the body's arousal take place simultaneously.
Schachter-Singer Two-Factor Theory
Suggests our physiology and cognitions create emotions. One must be physically aroused and then cognitively label the arousal.
An arousal response to one event spills over into our response to the next event.
A machine, commonly used to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion.
Defined expressions as one of 46 Action Units. Studied microexpressions. Had 50 years of dedicated research.
Emotional release. In psychology, the catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy relieves aggressive urges.
Feel-good, Do-good Phenomenon
People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
Self-perceived happiness or satisfaction with life. Used along with measures of objective well-being to evaluate people's quality of life.
Our tendency to form judgements (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our experience.