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Emotions and Stress Ch 13   (also Health Psychology) I. Emotions A. Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions -8 primary emotions, adjacent emotions can mix, varying intensity -believed opposite emotions couldn’t mix B. How do we know others’ emotions -Paul Ekman-facial expressions -Darwin said facial expressions are part of our  genetic  -Duchenne smile- truly happy  -body language -micro-expressions C. How do we know our own emotions (Three theories of the experience of emotions) 1. James-Lange [linear] internal first -perceived stimulus ->body response
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->experienced emotion 2. Cannon-Bard [2 things simultaneously] ->perceived stimulus ->experienced emotion + body responses 3. Schachter & Singer -> perceived stimulus -> Body arousal + cognitive label -> Experienced emotion suproxin study told/ not told, happy/angry confederates -bodily responses depended on what they were told to expect [“they said this would be a side effect”. .] D. Are Emotions taught? -display rules- how easily emotions are shown -recognize the meaning of an emotion
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II. Stress = wear and tear on the body due to the  demands placed on it. -information explosion, population explosion A. Sources of stress 1. Major Life Events  Checklist (Holmes and  Rahe,1967)  -under a lot of stress, more likely to get sick -check things that happened in the past year, health  list, looked for correlation, didn’t find it [as they were  measuring it, overlooked minor daily stress] -overlooked coping mechanisms
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