COM 225 Sept 23 - Characteristics of Emotion Reactive...

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Characteristics of Emotion Reactive Arousing Interpreted as “Emotion” - Constrained by historical, cultural, relational, and situational o Gender Constraints - Expressed communicatively as verbal and nonverbal behavior o Big Boys don’t cry. Feeling - Short term reactions to events that generate only limited arousal. (feelings differ from emotion is arousal and duration feelings-short term, short arousal) - Do not trigger attempts to manage their experience or expression. Moods - Low-intensity states that are not caused by particular events - Typically last longer than feeling or emotions. Findings for Positive Mood Effects - People in “good” (positive) moods are more likely to: o Form positive Gestalts of other. - Judge new acquaintances as sociable, honest, creative, giving.
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