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13 Cards in this Set

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A complex psychological state that involves subjective experience, a physiological response, and a behavioral or expressive response.
The capacity to understand and manage your own emotional experiences and to percieve, comprehend, and respond appropriately to the emotional response of others.
emotional intelligence
The most fundamental set of emotion categories, which are biologically innate, evolutionarily determined, and culturally universal.
basic emotions
Emotions dimension reflecting the degree to which emotions involve a relationship with another person or other people.
interpersonal engagement
Almond-shaped cluster of neurons in the brain's temporal lobe, involved in memory and emotional responses, especially fear.
Technique to detect lies or deception, which uses an electroencephalograph to analyze brain waves; determines whether a stimulus is familiar (i.e., recognized because it is stored in the suspect's memory) or unfamiliar.
brain fingerprinting
Social and cultural regulations governing emotional expression, especially facial expressions.
display rules
The attribution of human traits, motives, emotions, or behaviors to nonhuman animals or inanimate objects.
The theory that emotions arise from the perception of body changes.
James-Lange theory of emotion
The view that expressing a specific emotion, especially facially, causes the subjective experience of that emotion.
facial feedback hypothesis
Schachter and Singer's theory that emotion is the interaction of physiological arousal and the cognitive label that we apply to explain the arousal.
two-factor theory of emotion
Lazarus's theory that emotions result from the cognitive appraisal of a situation's effect on personal well-being.
cognitive-mediational theory of emotion
The degree to which a person is convinced of his or her ability to effectively meet the demands of a particular situation.