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17 Cards in this Set

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feelings that involve subjective evaluation, physiological processes, and cognitive beliefs
a diffuse and long-lasting emotional state that influences rather than interrupts thought and behavior
the field of psychological science concerned with the events that affect physical well being
health psychology
cultural rules that display how and when emotions are exhibited
display rules
bodily reactions that arise from the emotional evaluation of an actions consequences
somatic markers
a negative emotional state associated with an internal experience of anxiety, tension, and agitation, in which a person feels responsible for causing an adverse state
a disorder involving a lack of the subjective experience of emotion
evolutionary adaptive emotions that humans share across cultures; they are associated with specific biological and physical states
primary emotions
blends of primary emotions, including states such as remorse, guilt, submission and anticipation
secondary emotions
an approach to understanding emotion in which two basic factors of emtion are spatially arranged in a circle, formed around the intersections of the core dimensions of affect
circumplex model
a theory that suggests that the experience of emotion is elicited by a physiological response to a particular stimuli
James-Lange Theory
the idea that facial expressions trigger the experience of emotion
facial feedback hypothesis
a theory that asserts that emotion-producing stimuli from the environment elicit both an emotional and a physical reaction
Cannon-Bard theory of
a theory that proposes that a situation evokes both a physiological response, such as arousal, and a cognitive interpretation
Schachter-Singer two-factor theory
a form of misattribution in which residual physiological arousal caused by one event is transferred to a new stimulus
excitation transfer
thinking about, elaborating, and focusing on undesired thoughts or feelings which prolongs, rather than alleviates a negative mood
an emotional pattern associated with unequal activation of the left and right frontal lobes
cerebral asymmetry