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Chapter 6 - Emotion and Affect What is Emotion? Emotional Arousal Some Important Emotions Why Do We Have Emotions? Individual Differences in Emotions Arousal, Attention, and Performance Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Affect Regulation
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Emotion and Affect “Spam” People cope very differently to this problem How do emotions guide your behavior? How do emotions provide you with feedback?
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What is Emotion? Emotion – conscious evaluative reaction to some event Mood – feeling state not clearly linked to some event Affect – automatic response that something is good or bad Conscious Emotion Vs. Automatic Affect Conscious Emotion Powerful and unified feeling state Automatic Affect Quick response of liking or disliking; good or bad feelings
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Emotional Arousal James-Lange Theory of Emotion Physiological arousal precedes emotional experience Weakness: Physiological expression does not always constitute the same emotion Facial Feedback Hypothesis Feedback from face muscles evokes or magnifies emotions
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Emotional Arousal Canon-Bard theory of emotion Thalamus sends two simultaneous messages to produces the emotional experience and the physiological arousal
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Emotional Arousal Schacter-Singer theory of emotion Emotion has two components Bodily state of arousal Cognitive label specifying the emotion
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Misattribution of Arousal Excitation transfer Mislabeling and relabeling arousal Dutton & Aron (1974) (bridge)
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC 78918 taught by Professor Dawnteearly during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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chapter6novideo - Chapter 6 - Emotion and Affect What is...

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