Unformatted text preview: maintain a positive feeling state or alleviate a negative one. -Emotions disrupt ongoing behaviors, tied to specifically objects and behaviors and involve arousal. Feeling sates do not disrupt behaviors, influence a great variety of them and may or may not involve arousal. -Feeling states or moods are induced by pleasant or unpleasant experience or by recall from memory.-Feelings, once produced, are prolonged because pos or neg thoughts tend to lead to other similarly toned thoughts and behavior. This creates a feeling state or mood. -Feeling states are pervasive-Optimist/pessimist...
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, feeling state, *Positive feeling states, *Negative feeling states