Chapter 11 - Chapter11 Emotions,Stressand Health Emotion...

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Chapter 11 Emotions, Stress and  Health
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Emotion Emotion a response of the whole organism physiological arousal expressive behaviors conscious experience
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Theories of Emotion Does your heart pound because you are  afraid. ..   or are you afraid because you  feel your heart pounding?
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James-Lange Theory of Emotion Experience of emotion is awareness of   physiological responses to emotion-arousing  stimuli Fear (emotion) Pounding heart (arousal) Sight of oncoming car (perception of stimulus)
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Cannon-Bard Theory of Emotion Emotion-arousing  stimuli simultaneously  trigger: physiological  responses  subjective experience  of emotion Sight of oncoming car (perception of stimulus) Pounding heart (arousal) Fear (emotion)
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Schachter’s Two-Factor Theory of Emotion To experience  emotion one  must: be physically  aroused  cognitively  label the  arousal Cognitive label “I’m afraid” Fear (emotion) Sight of oncoming car (perception of stimulus) Pounding heart (arousal)
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Emotion and Physiology Autonomic nervous system controls physiological arousal Sympathetic division (arousing) Pupils dilate Decreases Perspires Increases Accelerates Inhibits Secrete stress hormones Parasympathetic division (calming) Pupils contract Increases Dries Decreases Slows Activates Decreases secretion of stress hormones EYES SALIVATION SKIN RESPIRATION HEART DIGESTION ADRENAL GLANDS
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY Psyc1000 taught by Professor Ronnyoung during the Spring '10 term at UOIT.

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Chapter 11 - Chapter11 Emotions,Stressand Health Emotion...

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