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Unformatted text preview: 23:31 Emotions and Positive Psych Cultural Dependence of Emotional Displays Emotional experience may be relatively independent of culture, but culturally-dependent “display rules” control expression: Ex: Japanese and American subjects both watched a gruesome film of a primitive puberty rite while being filmed unknowingly, in and out of presence of lab-coated experimenter Japanese: Same level of emotion when someone was not present less when experimenter was around American: Same reaction with lab coat experimenter and without Cererbral Lateralization: Left brain more positive, but still experience negatives Difference: “right-active persons cant turn off negative feelings as easy as left active persons” Excititation Transfer Video Where there is danger there is passion. Intense emotional experiences can be transferred from one to another On high bridge men did not want to accept that they were scared in front of the women. She stopped 20 men many more called her. Far more romantic and sexual contact in She stopped 20 men many more called her....
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course PSYCH 202 taught by Professor Roberts during the Fall '06 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '06