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Emotion, Stress, and Health chapter 13
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Emotion A state of arousal involving facial and bodily  changes, brain activation, cognitive appraisals,  subjective feelings, and tendencies toward  action, all shaped by cultural rules chapter 13
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The body Primary emotions Emotions considered to be universal and biologically  based, usually thought to include fear, anger,  sadness, joy, surprise, disgust, and contempt Secondary emotion Emotions that develop with cognitive maturity and  vary across individuals and cultures chapter 13
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Universal expressions of  emotion Facial expressions for primary emotions  are universal. Facial feedback Process by which the facial muscles send messages to the  brain about the basic emotion being expressed chapter 13
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The brain and emotion The amygdala Responsible for  assessing threat Damage to the amygdala  results in abnormality in  processing fear. chapter 13
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The brain and emotion Mirror neurons A class of neurons, distributed throughout the brain, that fire when  an animal sees or hears an action  and  carries out the same action  on its own chapter 13
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Erickahamilton during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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