Emotion and Motivation

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Emotion and Motivation Emotion - a positive or negative reaction to a perceived or remembered object, event, or circumstance, accompanied by a subjective feeling Ex: happy, content, tired, jealous Basic emotions -happy, sad, fear, anger, surprise, disgust -emotions that are generally recognized by cross cultures Separate but Equal Emotions -positive and negative emotions can co-exist Ex: happy, scared .Approach emotions -Love and Happiness .Withdrawal emotions -situations you try to avoid, fear and disgust Theories of emotion: James Lange Theory Event Physiological arousal Interpret physiological changes emotion *you feel emotions after your body reacts* Cognitive Theory Event Physiological arousal Interpret based on context emotion *your arousal and the context combine to form emotions -Common-bard theory Event physiological arousal Emotion *event causes arousal and emotion Emerging Synthesis Brain and body reactions Event Emotion Memories and interpretation Different emotions rely on different combinations of body and brain reactions and interpretations Facial Feedback Hypothesis .We experience emotions in part as a result of the postions of our facial muscles -smiling makes you feel happier -frowning makes you feel sadder The Schater-Singer Experiment .participants are told they are receiving a vitamin supplement .they actually receive epinephrine (increased arousal and the didn’t know why)
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