Some articles on emotion, core emotions:
... 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) ... on the theory the most well known core emotions are happiness, surprise, sadness, anger, disgust, contempt, and fear (Izard Malatesta 1987) ... This theory states that these specific core emotions are biologically determined emotional responses whose expression and recognition is fundamentally the same for ...
Famous quotes containing the words emotions and/or core:
“Our basic ideas about how to parent are encrusted with deeply felt emotions and many myths. One of the myths of parenting is that it is always fun and games, joy and delight. Everyone who has been a parent will testify that it is also anxiety, strife, frustration, and even hostility. Thus most major parenting- education formats deal with parental emotions and attitudes and, to a greater or lesser extent, advocate that the emotional component is more important than the knowledge.”
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