Emotions and stress - Slide 1 Emotion...

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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Emotion ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Emotional response • Emotions are physiological responses to a situation • Three components of emotional response: – Behavioral/action – physical movements – Autonomic arousal – nervous system response – Motivation - psychological drive to overcome an adaptive challenge – Al three components are automatic responses to a situation ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Feelings • Feelings are the subjective component of emotions – The feelings we describe as “emotions” have been learned • Theories explaining feelings – James-Lange – Cannon-Bard – Schacter ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 James-Lange theory on feelings • Feelings arise from sensory feedback about the physiological responses to a stimulus. – People with spinal cord injuries report a lack of intense feelings ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 Cannon-Bard theory on feelings • Feelings are triggered by the cortex, simultaneous with physiological responses – Internal organs are too slow to produce emotional response ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 Schacter theory on feelings • Feelings result from the cognitive interpretation of physiological activation – Interpreted in terms of context and experience ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 7 Emotional response • Amygdala integrates the elements of an emotional response – Involved in the reaction to stimuli with biological significance – Amygdala located in the temporal lobes ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course PSYCH 202 taught by Professor Kim during the Winter '06 term at University of Washington.

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Emotions and stress - Slide 1 Emotion...

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