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Ch 13: Worth Publishers Psychology Chapter 12: Emotions, Stress, and Health

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The Emotions, Stress, and Health chapter of this Worth Publishers Psychology Companion Course helps students learn about theories of human emotions and about stress and its management. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Emotions, Stress, and Health textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in Worth Publishers Emotions, Stress, and Health chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the emotions, stress, and health topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will study:

  • Theories of emotion, including the two-factor theory
  • Embodied emotion and emotional arousal
  • Reading emotion in facial and nonverbal expressions
  • How emotions differ across cultures
  • Categorizing emotions
  • Factors that contribute to happiness
  • Stress' impact on overall health
  • Origins of stress
  • How stress and control issues affect health and chronic conditions
  • Health risks associated with chronic stress
  • Perceived behavioral control and its relation to stress
  • Techniques for coping with stress
  • Social support and stress

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15 Lessons in Chapter 13: Worth Publishers Psychology Chapter 12: Emotions, Stress, and Health
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Theories of Emotion: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Two-Factor & Facial Feedback Hypothesis

1. Theories of Emotion: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Two-Factor & Facial Feedback Hypothesis

Have you ever wondered how your emotions are related to your physical reactions? Does your heart beat fast because you're excited, or are you excited because your heart is beating fast? Psychologists have taken a turn at figuring out how our physiological reactions are connected to emotions. Take a look at this lesson for more on the most important theories of emotion.

Two-Factor Theory of Emotions: Definition and Relation to the Misattribution of Arousal

2. Two-Factor Theory of Emotions: Definition and Relation to the Misattribution of Arousal

Psychologists have found two parts of emotion: the physiological symptoms and the thoughts that define what we are feeling. In this lesson, we'll learn more about the two-factor theory of emotion and a related phenomenon, the misattribution of arousal.

Embodied Emotion and Its Link to Emotional Arousal

3. Embodied Emotion and Its Link to Emotional Arousal

In this lesson, we'll look at the definition of embodied emotion; the links between the autonomic nervous system, arousal, and performance; and how to distinguish emotions with similar physiological responses.

Reading Emotion in Nonverbal & Facial Expressions

4. Reading Emotion in Nonverbal & Facial Expressions

This lesson goes over several aspects of emotion. You'll learn the effects of facial expressions on feelings, how genders differ with respect to nonverbal communication, and more.

How Emotions Differ Across Cultures

5. How Emotions Differ Across Cultures

Every country and culture expresses emotions in different ways. This is a constantly growing issue for international organizations. In this lesson, we will describe some of these differences.

Categories of Emotion: 6 Basic Emotions, Oppositional Pairs & Biology

6. Categories of Emotion: 6 Basic Emotions, Oppositional Pairs & Biology

Have you ever wondered why you can react to danger before you even really realize it's there? Or why you can recognize an expression of happiness on someone's face, no matter where the person is from? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this lesson about the different types of emotions and how the brain processes them.

Research on Happiness: What Makes People Happy?

7. Research on Happiness: What Makes People Happy?

Research has found that there are several things that make people happy. Scientists have also discovered that most people don't do a good job of predicting what will make them happy. In this lesson, we'll look at what causes happiness, the relationship of money to happiness, and how accurate people are at making predictions about happiness.

Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health

8. Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health

Stress, distress, eustress: just thinking about those terms may make you stress out! Don't worry, this lesson will define them and show plenty of examples of them in a manner that will calm your mind!

Where Does Stress Come From?

9. Where Does Stress Come From?

Explore the wonderful world of all the things that cause us stress. From school and work to internal and interpersonal stressors, we'll define what stressors are and the many places they arise from in this lesson.

How Stress and Control Issues Affect Health and Chronic Conditions

10. How Stress and Control Issues Affect Health and Chronic Conditions

In this lesson, we'll look at how the idea of control, or the illusion of control, leads a person to stress. This stress, in turn, magnifies many chronic ailments.

Health Risks Associated with Chronic Stress

11. Health Risks Associated with Chronic Stress

Chronic stress has been linked to a ton of problems for the body both psychologically and physiologically. We'll take a trip in this lesson to examine what these problems are - a trip you may never forget.

Perceived Behavioral Control: Definition and Relation to Stress

12. Perceived Behavioral Control: Definition and Relation to Stress

How much control over a situation we believe we have, also called our perceived control, helps reduce stress and has many other health benefits. In this lesson, we'll look at studies that demonstrate the powerful effect perceived control can have on our health.

Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure

13. Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure

Work, school, and life in general have plenty of things that cause us a lot of stress. If you'd like to learn some techniques that help to deal with these problems, watch or read this lesson.

Social Support and Stress: Emotional vs. Instrumental Support

14. Social Support and Stress: Emotional vs. Instrumental Support

Social support is an important tool for coping with stress. There are two main and contradicting hypotheses about the role of social support in stressful situations: the buffering hypothesis and the main effects hypothesis. In this lesson, we'll learn more about social support and its effects on stress.

What is Temperament? - Definitions, Meaning & Types

15. What is Temperament? - Definitions, Meaning & Types

Were you a fussy baby or an easy-going infant? In this lesson, you will learn about different temperament types seen in babies and why it is important to understand temperament.

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