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According to the cognitive theory of stress, it is not the stressor that causes the stress, but
a. the way the information is processed.
b. the memory of the previous encounter with the stressor.
c. the body’s reaction to the stressor.
d. the person’s perception of the stressor.
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Correct: Richard Lazarus placed much of the emphasis in his theory on the individual interpretation each of us has of the various stressors that we encounter in our lives. As such, his theory is known as the “cognitive theory” of stress.
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