Unformatted text preview: succumbs to having the same feelings about a situation due to the emotions that their friend portrayed. The fear emotion that is evoked sometimes in all of us is controlled by the amygdala, which evaluates sensory information and deciphers what to do with it. The prefrontal cortex of the brain has to deal with and embrace the urge to either approach a situation or pull you away from it. Mirror neurons are in our brain and they are another thing that separates human from apes, humans are about to feel for other people and to understand their situations and emotions through these specific types of cells. There are ways to suppress emotions due to rules that a culture has with different situations that can arise on any given day, these are called display rules. Faking emotions are also possible, when someone doesn’t want to act a certain way but has to due to their job or what they are doing is emotion work....
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- Fall '10
- Psychology, Feeling, secondary emotions, Dane Wisneski