Myers42 - 1 Experienced Emotion Module 42 2 Experienced Emotion Izard(1977 has isolated 10 emotions And most of them are present in infancy

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Experienced Emotion Module 42 2 Experienced Emotion Izard (1977) has isolated 10 emotions. And most of them are present in infancy, excluding contempt, shame and guilt. L e w M e r r i m / P h o t o R e s e a r c h e r s , I n c . N a n c y B r o w n / T h e I m a g e B a n k T o m M c C a r t h y / R a i n b o w P a t r i c k D o n e h u e / P h o t o R e s e a r c h e r s , I n c . M a r c G r i m b e r g / T h e I m a g e B a n k B o b D a e m m r i c h / T h e I m a g e W o r k s M i c h a e l N e w m a n / P h o t o E d i t Effects of Facial Expression • Expressions communicate emotion, but also amplify and regulate it. – Subtly inducing students to frown caused students to feel a little angry. – Just activating one of the smiling muscles by holding a pen in the teeth caused people to find cartoons more amusing. – Vaugn and Lanzetta found that students perspired more and had faster heart rates when asked to make a pained expression whenever a shock was given to someone they were asked to watch (1981). 4 Dimensions of Emotion People generally divide emotions into two dimensions 5 Fear Fear can torment us, rob us of sleep and preoccupy our thinking. But fear can be adaptive – it makes us run away from danger, brings us closer as groups, protects us from injury and harm. 6 Learning Fear W a t s o n ( 1 8 7 8- 1 9 5 8 ) We learn fear in two ways through conditioning and/or through observation . By Monika Suteski 7 The Biology of Fear Some fears are easier to learn than others. The amygdala in the brain associates emotions like fear with certain situations....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Winter '09 term at Waterloo.

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Myers42 - 1 Experienced Emotion Module 42 2 Experienced Emotion Izard(1977 has isolated 10 emotions And most of them are present in infancy

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