emotional arousal

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Noun1.emotional arousal - the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior
arousal - a state of heightened physiological activity
angriness, anger - the state of being angry
excitation, fervour, inflammation, excitement, fervor - the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
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Additionally, the finding that both cognitive-defusion and thought-suppression strategies were effective in reducing emotional arousal related to disgust may indicate that disgust actually contains a previously uncovered cognitive component that is vulnerable to cognitive intervention.
Mental and emotional arousal, an implied sense of intimacy that borders on a strange feeling of inclusion, the coolness of marveling over the sculptural and abstract-able nature of the body," he writes in the foreword to the book.
Using sexual or emotional arousal as a distraction is a form of manipulation interrogation expert SGT JOHN YARBROUGH
Compared to peers reared by their own mothers, the orphans have difficulty managing emotional arousal," says Clay.
Rounding out the three is Bruce Mehler Research Scientist, MIT AgeLab and The New England University Transportation Center, where he explores methods of combining psychophysiological measures with other assessment techniques to develop a richer understanding of cognitive workload, stress, attention, and emotional arousal in applied settings.
This was evident in a heightened skin conductance, which is an establshed measure for emotional arousal.
Companies are much more interested in creating emotional arousal.
Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms are generally grouped into three types: intrusive memories, avoidance and emotional numbing, and increased anxiety or emotional arousal (hyperarousal).
Other triggers include cold air, extreme emotional arousal such as anger or fear and physical exercise.
The slide contents represented areas of emotional arousal selected for each subject from her responses to a fears survey schedule.
Most of the contributions to the book treat repetition and emotional arousal as critical variables for testing the modes theory.
Since impulsiveness is linked to emotional arousal, older adults are more apt to control their emotional expression than are younger adults (Lawton, Kleban, Rajogopal, & Dean, 1992; McConatha et al.