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What are the 5 primary emotions?
Happiness, Sadness, Fear, Anger, Disgust
Define Emotion-
A response of the whole organism involving physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, conscious experience.
What is the James-Lange Theory?
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli.
What is an example of the James-Lange Theory?
We feel sorry because we cry.
What is the Cannon-Bard Theory?
The theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers (1) physiological responses and (2) the subjective experience if emotion.
What is Schachter's two-factor theory?
theory that to experience emotion, one must (1) be physically aroused and (2) Cognitively label the arousal.
What is Catharsis?
Emotional release. Hypothesis that aggressive energy relieves aggressive urges.
what is the feel-good, do-good phenomenon?
people's tendency to be helpful when they are already in a good mood.
What is subjective well being?
Self perceived happiness or satisfaction with life.