Exam 3 p2
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Exam 3 p2
Facial Feedback Effect
Then tendency of facial muscle to trigger corresponding feeling, such as fear, anger, or happiness
10 Basic Emotions (first five)
Joy :D, Interest B), Excitement >o<, Surprise O.O, Contempt :|
10 Basic Emotions (last five)
Emotions and the Brain
Specific emotions are associated w/different patterns of brain activity
Limbic system (AMYGDALA)
Increased activity associated with fear and anxiety (gate way connect to frontal lobes)
:(Right frontal lobe
Negative emotions :(
:)Left frontal lobe
Do the polygraph test detect lies?
What does the polygraph test detect?
The polygraph measures physiological changes
such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiration, perspirations
Why doesnt the polygraph detect lies?
Because we cannot distinguish between emotions or truth vs. based on physiology
Anxiety irritation and guild All produce arousal.
The test not accurate 30% of the time
: body language, tone of voice, facial expression
: meaning of the hand gestures varies by culture, facial expressions are the same everywhere
Effects of Facial Expression
Expressions influence our feeling/emotions.
Facial feedback effect (notes)
Facial muscles send signals to limbic system and autonomic nervous system
Imitating others facial expressions increases EMPATHY
Guilty Knowledge test
Assesses a suspect's physiological responses to crime scene details know only to the police and the guilty person
EX if a camera and computer had been stolen react strongly to the brand names of the stolen items.
Given enough such specific probes, an innocent person will seldom be wrongly accused
Mobilizes your body for action
It triggers your adrenal glands to release the stress hormones epinephrine(adrenaline) and nor-epinephrine (no-adrenaline)
To provide energy, your liver pours extra sugar into your bloodstream.
gradually calms your body as stress hormones slowly leave your blood stream