Unformatted text preview: Emotional experience fall into one categories Different emotions differ in their appraisals, elicitors, behavioral responses, physiology, etc. Lies in distinct contrast to dimensional approach Valence and arousal dimensions don’t capture the distinction between negative emotions such as a anger and fear (both negative. High arousal emotions) or positive emotions such as contentment and relief Anger and fear both negative emotions but how do we distinguish btw two? Dimensional Approach Sees emotions as falling on a continuum of certain dimensions Arousal “Basic” Claim 2: Functional Functional Emotions evolved to solve a specific kind of problem Innate responses to common problems that plague all human beings across time and culture Specifically tied to evolutionary approach Explicitly due to phylogeny, not ontogeny “Basic” Claim 3:...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course PSYCH 3850 taught by Professor Pizarro, d during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.
- Spring '08
- PIZARRO, D