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What are emotions?

An emotion is a complex pyschological state that involves three distinct components: a subjective experience, a physiological response, and a behavioral or expressive response....

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Emotions and Types of Emotional Responses

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Key elements of emotions

In order to better understand what emotions are. let's focus on their three key elements known as:

  • The subjective experience
  • The physiological response
  • The behavioral res...

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The subjective experience

While experts believe that there are a number of basic universal emotions that are experienced by people all over the world regardless of background or culture, researchers also believe that experi...

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The psychological response

If you've ever felt you stomach lucht from anxiety or your heart paplate with fear, the you realize that emotions also cause strong pyschological reactions.

We feel emotions and experien...

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Amygdala Research

Brain scans have shown that the amygdala, part of the limbic system, plays an important role in emotion and fear in particular.

The amygdala itself is a tine, almond-shaped structure ...

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The behavioral response

The final component is perhaps one that you are most familiar with—the actual expression of emotion. We spend a significant amount of time interpreting the emotional expressions of the people aroun...

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Emotions vs. Moods

In everyday language, people often use the terms "emotions" and "moods", but psychologists actually make distinctions between the two. 

How do they d...

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