Core Emotions

Some articles on emotion, core emotions, emotions:

Discrete Emotions Theory
... Discrete emotion theory assumes that there are seven to ten core emotions and thousands of emotion related words which are all synonyms of these core emotions (Beck 2004) ... This theory states that these specific core emotions are biologically determined emotional responses whose expression and recognition is ... Some scholars believe that these emotions have evolved in us as a way for people, regardless of communication differences, to predict what other people are ...

Famous quotes containing the words emotions and/or core:

    I have been amazed by the Anglo-Saxon’s lack of curiosity about the internal lives and emotions of the Negroes, and for that matter, any non-Anglo-Saxon peoples within our borders, above the class of unskilled labor.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

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    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)