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RU - Chapt 12 for students - Chapter 12 Emotional...

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Chapter 12 Emotional Behaviors, Stress and Health
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Emotion Emotion Though emotions __________ a significant and crucial part of our individual and social experience, emotion is an elusive concept, difficult to define and measure. ______ damaged people with impaired emotions are generally inferior decision-makers. _________ are a powerful informer of our decisions, closely related to motivation, as almost any motivation has an emotion tied to it.
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Excitement and Physiological Arousal The role of the autonomic nervous system The autonomic nervous system is the division that ________ the functioning of the internal ________ . The ANS has two subdivisions, the sympathetic and parasympathetic ___________ systems. Definition of Autonomic: It is controlled by _____________ responses. It describes an action or response that occurs without conscious control
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The Autonomic Nervous System The sympathetic nervous system The sympathetic nervous system is comprised of ___ chains of neuron clusters just to the left and right of the spinal cord. It prepares the body for intense activity, “fight or ____ ” and other stress-related behaviors. It is the ______ management” center. The parasympathetic nervous system is the long-term survival center, promoting rest by decreasing heart rate, digestion, and other _______ that keep an organism alive in the long-term. Its main ____________ is to conserve/restore your body's energy.
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The Autonomic Nervous System The two divisions of the ANS Both systems are active, and shifting between the two systems helps to keep the body in a _______ condition called homeostasis . We cannot directly control autonomic _________ , but we can influence them by voluntary cognition and behavior.
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The Autonomic Nervous System The Opponent-Process Principle of ________ After sympathetic nervous system activity slows down, the body responds with increased parasympathetic ________ Removal of a stimulus that excites one emotion causes a swing to an opposite emotion. The _____ emotion is referred to as the “A” state, and the rebound emotion as the “B” state.
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Emotion and Perceived Arousal The James-Lange theory of emotions Two nineteenth century psychologists, working independently, came up with a different interpretation of how emotion and physiological reactions are ________ . The James-Lange theory states that a person’s interpretation of a stimulus evokes the autonomic changes ________ . You decide that you are happy because you are smiling, sad because you are frowning and tears are forming in your _____ . According to the James-Lange theory, the reactions are not enough to produce the emotions, but you will not have the full experience of the emotions without ________ .
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James-Lange Theory William James and Carl  Lange proposed an  ____  that  was opposed to the common- sense  ____ .   The James-Lange Theory  proposes that physiological  ________  precedes the  emotional experience.
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