Emotions and culture

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  • Emotion In Anthropology

    Emotion is one of the most difficult aspects of the human condition to explain in its totality, yet its existence is thought to be one of the most fundamental parts of being human. The study of emotion has taken many forms, shifting the focus from facial expression, to language, to cultural history and beyond, varying not from discipline to discipline, but also from person to person. Strictly speaking, though the vague idea of emotion as a conscious experience of feelings resulting from…

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  • Intellectivistic Differences

    In the article by Bhullar, Schutte, and Malouff research was done to determine if cross-cultures individualistic and collectivistic differences influence psychological processes. They tried to see the contrasting results of culture tendencies on different psychological phenomena. Psychological process is the contribution of sensation, perception, attention, learning, and memory and how they influence the mind and human behavior. The psychological process or phenomena in this article is emotional…

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  • Importance Of Individualistic Culture

    Societies have different cultures and people in each culture are grown and raised with a set of norms, values, and beliefs. Culture is a set of norms, values, and beliefs (repetition) which are shared in a specific society amongst (spelling) people. These values and beliefs (repetition) are learned from their childhood through their adulthood. Culture is not something which everyone is born with, but it is something which everyone learns while growing up. It does not only influence the daily…

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  • Past Experiences: How Perception Affects Communication

    altered, they are still universally accepted especial in many countries and societies. Gender roles have generated certain stereotypes which are inaccurate judgements based on generalisation. For instance, some male exhibit traits of gentleness and emotion which are associated with females and found unacceptable for a male (Cavendish, 2010). These stereotypes can limit the communication between people as they may make incorrect assumptions that will influence the effectiveness of how they…

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  • My Family Culture Analysis

    never really taken the time to think about what culture I am a part of. For some individuals it is easy for them to say "Oh, I 'm Indian and this is what my family does for holidays." I suppose I have always just considered myself to a white American individual. I identify most closely to the rural American way of life/culture. I would say that I also identify with my family culture very strongly. While that latter two might be micro cultures, they are still something I identify with and…

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  • Emotional Responsiveness: A Temporal Study

    Introduction There are few things that are universally shared between all members of the human species – one of the most prominent being our emotions and feelings. Studies have focused on this broad topic of emotion from an evolutionary perspective – suggesting that certain primal instincts such as fear or disgust are innate. Our bodily response to them functions as a way to increase or decrease our responsiveness to the stimuli. For example, fear is associated with widened eyes and flared…

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  • Emotional Granularity

    extremely) to which they experience a variety of emotions on several occasions (e.g., daily). Those with higher granularity would be expected to have more variation of intensities at each measurement. For instance, they will be less likely to simultaneously indicate feeling sad and angry at an intensity…

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  • Verbal And Nonverbal Communication In Anthropological Research

    vocal communication as they often express subconscious feelings or thoughts. A holistic view of a cultures language can only be achieved after examining both the verbal and nonverbal communication. Nonverbal communication is important to anthropological research because they are either culturally or globally shared. Learning more about how members of a society communicate may reveal more about their culture or explain actions that couldn 't otherwise be explained. An example of nonverbal…

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  • Emotion Regulation And Aggression Analysis

    Emotion regulation has various effect on individual’s life and impairment in emotion regulation would lead to many negative consequences. Emotion regulation can be defined as extrinsic and intrinsic processes responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and modifying emotional reactions (Thompson 1994). There are many emotion regulation strategies such as reappraisal or suppression. Parenting and family experiences have been documented as playing a fundamental role in children 's emotional…

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  • Benefits Of Emoticons In Business Communication

    It is a known fact that most people in the world own or have access to a digital device that has instant messaging capabilities. When utilizing instant messaging, people use graphic representations of emotions called emoticons. In other words, emoticons are a construction of the words “emotion” and “icon” that represent facial expressions using standard keyboard characters (Skovholt, 2014). With the prevalent use of instant messaging, business communications have shifted with the times where it…

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