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study of how psychological, neural, and endocrine processes together affect the immune system and health
Selye's concept of the boy's adaptive response to stress in 3 stages: alarm, resistance, and exhaustion
stimulation of this brain area decreases hunger
tendency to maintain balanced/constant internal state -- regulation of any aspect of body's chemistry around a certain level
sex hormones secreted by females
people's tendency to be helpful when in a good mood
the perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves
Friedman/Rosenman term for easygoing, relaxed people
when overall evaluation of employee/personal trait biases ratings of work-specific behavior
resting time for a male after an orgasm
says that the experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli
stimulation of this brain area increases hunger
emotional release. Maintains that releasing aggressive energy through action/fantasy will relieve aggressive urges
this hormone suppresses hunger
disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, followed by vomiting, laxatives, fasting, or excessive exercise
disorder, eat large amounts of food followed by distress, disgust, guilt -- no purging, fasting, etc.
enduring sexual attraction towards member's of one's one or other sex
a completely involved, focused state of consciousness with diminished awareness of self and time, results from optimal engagement of one's skills
the effect of facial expressions on experienced emotions
white blood cells forming in the bone marrow and releasing antibodies to fight bacterial infections
interview process that asks the same job-relevant questions of all applicants, each of whom in rated on established scales
body's resting rate of energy expenditure
positive/negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior
white blood cells forming in the thymus and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances
application of psychological concepts and methods to optimizing human behavior in work places
branch of psychology that explores how people and machines interact and how machines and physical environments can be made safe/easy to use
idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension state that motivates organism to satisfy the need
tendency for evaluator to be too harsh
branch of psychology examining organizational influences on worker satisfaction and productivity
sex hormones secreted by males
white blood cells, part of the immune system
disorder, personal diets and becomes significantly underweight, but still feels fat and continues to starve
point at which individual's 'weight thermostat' is set -- changes in metabolism work to shift weight back here
interdiscipinary field that integrates behavioral an medical knowledge and applies that knowledge to health/disease
tendency for evaluator to be too easy
goal-oriented leadership that sets standards, organizes work, and focuses attention on goals
a pyramid of needs -- must meet physiological needs before you can strive for others, such as esteem, belonging, etc.
says that emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers physiological responses and subjective experience of emotion
form of sugar circulating in your blood, provides energy for body tissues. When low, we feel hungry
4 stages of sex excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution
subfield of psychology, contributes to behavioral medicine
when raters only focus on recently-remembered material
self-perceived happiness or satisfaction with life
this hormone causes hunger
group-orientated leadership that builds teamwork, mediates conflict, and offers support
a response of the whole organism, involving physiological responses, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience
process by which we perceive and response to events we appraise as challenging/threatening
Friedman/Rosenman term for competitive, hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive and anger-prone people -- likely to have more health problems
branch of psychology focusing on employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, appraisal, and development
clogging of vessels that nourish the heart
any stress related physical illness ex hypertension, headaches
complex behavior rigidly patterned throughout a specifies and is unlearned
our tendency to form judgements relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience
a need or desire that energizes/directs behavior
says that to experience emotion, one must be physically aroused and be able to cognitively label the arousal
a desire for significant accomplishment, for mastery of things, people, or ideas, and for rapidly attaining a high standard

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