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Unformatted text preview: iii.A slightly slower response goes through the visual cortex EMBODIED EMOTION I. Emotion and Physiology a. Autonomic nervous system i.Sympathetic N.S. increases arousalrelease of adrenalin and noradrenalin ii.Parasympathetic N.S. calms, inhibiting further release of stress hormones b. Arousal and performance i.Performance best at lower levels of arousal for difficult tasks; at higher levels for easy or well-learned tasks ii.Yerkes-Dodson lawperformance usually best at an optimum level of arousal. II. Polygraph (lie detector) measures arousal a. Machine used in attempts to detect lies b. Measures several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion i.Perspiration ii.Cardiovascular iii.Breathing changes c. How a specific test is conducted d. How a pre-employment test is conducted e. Reliability50 Innocents/50 Thieves...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Burnstein during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.
- Spring '10