11-Emotions

11-Emotions - Emotional Behaviors Health Psychology Stress Chapter 12(Part 2 Emotion Emotions are l A significant and crucial part of our

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1 Emotional Behaviors, Health Psychology, Chapter 12 (Part 2) Emotion Emotions are… l A significant and crucial part of our individual and social experience l Difficult to define and measure n behavioral observation / facial expression n physiological measures (ANS) n self-report Brain-mapping Research on Emotions
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2 The Case of Phineas Gage Emotional Intelligence l Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to perceive, imagine and understand emotions and to use that information in decision-making. l In our interactions with others, we frequently need to infer n how people are feeling or might feel n how they might react to our own actions and expressions of emotion. Emotion and Physiological Arousal
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The Autonomic Nervous System l The “Opponent-Process” principle of emotions states that the removal of a stimulus that excites one emotion causes a swing to an opposite emotion. Two Theories of Emotion
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Craig during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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11-Emotions - Emotional Behaviors Health Psychology Stress Chapter 12(Part 2 Emotion Emotions are l A significant and crucial part of our

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