Emotions, Emotion, Anger, Disgust, Fear, Sadness, And Surprise

788 Words Nov 19th, 2014 4 Pages
Dealing with emotions has been a big issue throughout my life. It may sound a little cliché but it feels like a never ending roller coaster most of the time going down instead of back up. I have had to deal with severe depression most of my life, as well as seen other people struggle like I did. People’s emotions are often overlooked, they often tend to be suppressed so much that it becomes like a bomb waiting to go off in a good or disastrous way. The basic emotions we use in are everyday life are anger, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise. These are only a small group of emotions compared to the vast list of emotions a person can display. Emotions start when there is an antecedent event, which is a situation that may lead to an emotional response. That being said, not everyone tends to have the same emotional response to the event. We tend to first evaluate our perception to it psychologically, emotionally, and behaviorally, then we process the event and come up with an emotional response. We then respond with a facial expression to match our emotion what we have deemed relevant. The Facial Action Coding system (FACS) is a method used by psychologist to observe muscular movements that we display when feeling different emotion. Emotions are so apparent in most of the people around the world, across different cultures, regions, countries or cities, most people tend to have the same muscular movements when displaying anger, disgust, fear, happiness,…

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