Know: microexpressions, sympathetic vs. parasympathetic nervous systems, various
theories of emotion.
Microexpressions the expressions associalted with emotional intelligence. Hard to
Sympathetic VS Parasympathetic nervous systems – sympathetic is a flight or fight
response. Parasympathetic is a resting state where you are not in a fight or flight
Various theories of emotion James tells us its strictly an interpretation of our
Know the widely accepted 6 basic emotions, Duchenne smile, Emotional Intelligence.
Know the difference between fear and anxiety, and the brain region associated with fear.
Also: GAD, PTSD.
6 basic emotions Happiness, anger, fear, surprised…
Duchenne Smile The involuntary movement of smile muscles.. REAL smile.
Emotional Intelligence Reading microexpressions. Phineas Gage who had a personality
change because he got a railroad pipe through his head.
Fear VS Anxiety Fear is ACUTE and a temporary stage and more intense. Anxiety is
more chronic and a sense of dread.
Post traumatic stress disorder Result of trauma. People with PTSD had a smaller
hippocampus.. so are people with smaller hippocampus in danger? Way to determine if
someone has a genetic predisposition to a small hippocampus is by checking their twin
Brain region associated with fear
PTSD people with low levels of cortisol are associated/correlate with PTSD
Know patterns in sexual aggression, direct and indirect influences on happiness.
Know Selye’s Concept of Stress. Also: Direct and Indirect influences of stress on health.
Know the link between PTSD, cortisol, and the hippocampus. Know and be able to
recognize examples of the 3 types of coping strategies.
Patterns in sexual aggression Sexual violence are the most common type of violence.
Men and women have the same number of incidents of violence. Women are just as
likely to inflict sexual aggression although men will be more likely to inflict MORE
damage. Direct And Indirect influences on happiness
Selye’s Concept of Stress an event; not a long term; example: divorce, marriage
Direct influence on sleep
Avoiding and accepting responsibility toward others (big topic), understand attributional
theory (somewhat big topic). Types of persuasion, slides on interpersonal attraction and
Bystander Apathy if they wont do anything then I wont
Bystander helplessness if they cant do anything I can’t
Social Loping shared workload, means if a group of people are assigned work to do then
they will do less work but if you were assigned a project by yourself youre more likely to
put it even more time then expected.