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1 Arousal and Emotion
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2 High Arousal Arousal response - pattern of physiological change that helps prepare the body for “fight or flight” muscles tense, heart rate and breathing increase, release of endorphins, focused attention can be helpful or harmful in general, high arousal is beneficial for instinctive, well- practiced or physical tasks and harmful for novel, creative, or careful judgment tasks
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3 Yerkes-Dodson Law Some arousal is necessary High arousal is helpful on easy tasks As level of arousal increases, quality of performance decreases with task difficulty Too much arousal is harmful Degree of arousal Quality of performance Very difficult task Moderately difficult task Easy task
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4 Concept of Emotion A class of subjective feeling elicited by stimuli that have high significance to an individual stimuli that produce high arousal generally produce strong feelings are rapid and automatic emerged through natural selection to benefit survival and reproduction
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course PGS 101 taught by Professor Blan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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