ch 13 - Emotion, Stress, and Health Chapter 13 Emotion,...

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Emotion, Stress, and Health Chapter 13
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Emotion, Stress, and Health The Nature of Emotion Emotion and Culture The Nature of Stress Stress and Emotion Emotions, Stress, and Health: How to Cope
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Emotion A state of arousal involving facial and bodily changes, brain activation, cognitive appraisals, subjective feelings, and tendencies toward action. physiological changes - face, brain and body . cultural influences - shape the experience and expression of emotion
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The Nature of Emotion Emotion and the Body Emotion and the Mind
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Emotion and the Body Primary Emotions: Emotions that are considered to be universal and biologically based; they generally include fear, anger, sadness, joy, surprise, disgust, and contempt. Secondary Emotions: .
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Emotion and the Face Darwin argued that human facial expressions are a built- in product of evolution; they evolved because they signaled friendly or hostile intent. Certain emotional displays seem to be universal. Paul Eckman- seven universal expressions: Recognized throughout the world, appear early in development
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Emotion and the Face Neuro-cultural theory - facial expressions that convey genuine emotions may differ from fake facial expressions Facial expressions have evolved to express internal states and communicate with others Facial expressions of parents effect infants visual cliff referencing infants expressions affect adults- e.g. infants “cute” faces
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Emotion and the Brain Different regions of pre-frontal cortex associated with different emotions Left- motivation to approach (happiness and anger) .
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Emotion and the Brain Amygdala seems responsible for evaluating sensory information for emotions of anger and fear. Cerebral cortex incorporates other information and can override the amygdala
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Energy of Emotion When under stress or experiencing an extreme emotion Sympathetic nervous system sends signals to the adrenal glands Adrenals secrete epinephrine and norepinephrine . .
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distinct pattern of physiology and behavior translates to specific emotion emotion eliciting event physiological response conscious experience James-Lange Theory
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Facial Feedback .
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ch 13 - Emotion, Stress, and Health Chapter 13 Emotion,...

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