What are core emotions?

Some articles on emotion, core 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) ... 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 ...

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