Flashcards in Emotion Deck (10):
A response of t he whole organism, involving (1) physiological arousal, (2) expressive behaviors, and (3) conscious experience.
The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
The theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience of emotion.
Schachter-Singer's theory that to experience emotion one must (1) be physical aroused and (2) cognitively label the arousal.
A machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes).
Emotional release. In psychology, the catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action of fantasy) 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 (for example, physical and economic indicators) to evaluate people's quality of life.
Our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience.