The 3 Stages of Emotional Contagion - Deepstash

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Emotional Contagion: What It Is and How to Avoid It

The 3 Stages of Emotional Contagion

  1. Mimicry - emotions are starting to be recognized, subtle copying of gestures or facial expressions
  2. Feedback - here is where we begin to experience the emotion being expressed towards us
  3. Contagion - the emotions evoked in us has to be expressed or related to others to provide release.

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