Flashcards in PSY101 LO9 Key Terms Ch 11 Deck (10):
Nonverbal signals of body movement, posture, gesture, and gaze.
Process used to identify a guilty person by use of multiple-choice questions related to the crime and inference.
Guilty Knowledge Test
A state of arousal involving facial and bodily changes, brain activation, cognitive appraisals, subjective feelings, and tendencies toward action, all shaped by cultural rules.
The explanations that people make of their own and other people's behaviors, characteristics.
Expression of an emotion that the person does not really feel, often because of a role requirement.
Based on the assumption that a lie generates emotional arousal.
Polygraph ("lie detector")
The process by which the facial muscles send messages to the brain about the basic emotion being expressed.
Emotions considered to be universal and biologically based; they generally include fear, anger, sadness, joy, surprise, disgust, and contempt.
Parts of the prefrontal cortex are involved in regulating emotions.