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Unformatted text preview: who is that lady? Ash???? 20:27 2010 CONTROL I MPORTANT!! **Role of control and predictability in terms of stress and dealing with stress. Best established psychology fact. • Notion that stress is in the eye of the holders o The same exact stress might not be stress for one but for one. ( this test might stress you but not stress somebody) o Randomly Obnoxious noise. Vs. obnoxious noise every 30 sec(predict). vs. you can control but has to happen. (everyone is experiencing obnoxious noise but different ways, schedule being implemented). = results are very consistent. Performance is degraded when the sound is random. Prediction provides advantage. Control is the most effective. o Prediction and control= All studies find they are better than random! o Less when they can control it? is it the same sound? Because they are reacting differently? o Fear someone with knife on your neck.. Anxious about something in the darkroom(function of uncertainty) • Grandma. Old. Nice to visit her. Show up announced, allow her to pick the time Grandma....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2010 for the course PSYCH 202 taught by Professor Nezlek during the Spring '08 term at William & Mary.
- Spring '08