Psyc 103 Lecture 6

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Psyc 103 Lecture 6 10/10/2007 15:04:00 In Parachuting Heightened arousal Addictive behaviors: initial use vs. continued use Habituation in Emotional Responses: Opponent-Process Theory Subjects response to a stimulus changes as a result of repeated  presentations Emotional reactions (what you feel) consists of: o An initial response (a-process) and a  o Later opposing response (b-process) Time plays a role Three graphs- manifest affective response, underlying opponent processes,  stimulus event R. Solomon views emotions as pairs of opposites. When one is experienced,  it triggers an opposing emotion after a period of time. With repeted  simulations, the opposing emotion becomes stronger** Early on (in addictions) o ‘a’ process (physio) above baseline, initial use o ‘b’ process (mental), resuse Problems: o What are the durations of the A and B processes? When does A or B process start and end
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