Flashcards in PSY101 - Chapter 12: Emotion Deck (9):
A response of the whole organism, involving physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and 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 trigger physiological responses and the subjective experience of emotion.
The Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal.
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 tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
Self-perceived happiness or satisfaction wit life. Used along with measure 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.