Unformatted text preview: physiological symptoms of emotion also cross cultures. Cultures differ, however, in how, and how much, they express emotions. For example, in communal cultures that value 2. interdependence, intense displays of potentially disruptive emotions are infrequent. 3. Describe the effects of facial expressions on emotional experience. Expressions not only communicate emotion, but they also amplify the felt emotion and signal the body to respond accordingly. For example, students induced to make a frowning expression reported feeling a little angry. People instructed to express other basic emotions react similarly. For example, just activating one of the smiling muscles by holding a pen in the teeth is enough to make cartoons seem more amusing....
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- Fall '08
- Psychology, facial expressions, Paul Ekman, potentially disruptive emotions