Emotions and culture

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  • Emotions In Motion Chapter 1 Summary

    Chapter 10 called, “Emotions in Motion” comes from the textbook The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Psychology. This chapter goes into detail about how emotions guide much of what we do, how they focus our attention, help us record experiences in our memory, and arouse us. Emotions are feelings that drive us to behave in certain ways, they’re inherited, specialized mental states designed to deal with recurring situations in the world. This chapter gets into how emotions are more complicated than…

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  • Individualism, Collectivism And Cultural Analysis

    While in some cultures, individuals live with their core family members, in some cultures, family implies the extended family members such as the grandparents. Thus, a “general aspect of how humans live concerns the manner in which they aggregate into collectives” (Earley, 1998, p.266). Despite the fact…

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  • Example Of Self-Discrepancy Theory

    1987). These emotional outcomes include two separate classes of emotion: agitation-based and dejection-based feelings (Higgins, 1987). Each class of emotion requires different organizational or managerial reactions in order to dissipate (discussed in detail later; Higgins, 1987). Agitationbased emotions are linked to one comparing herself to what she “ought-to-be”, and imply fear of punishment or retribution. Dejection-related emotions are linked to one comparing herself to what she…

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  • My Influences On My Autobiography

    today; they are: my family, my Nigerian culture, and Christianity. My autobiography paints a picture of the influence of the three factors on me and my identity. First, the interaction with my family affects my values. In my opinion value is something that is rated as highly important. Free…

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  • Emotional Development Paper

    discussing the outcomes of emotion understanding and how it can further impact the child. Cognitive development will be covered using Piaget’s Stage Theory defined as the idea that cognitive development occurs through stages, it is a fixed order (Siegler, DeLoache, & Eisenberg, 2006). Emotional…

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  • My Virtual Child Essay

    important to learn how to use language to express emotions and regulate emotions. For instance, toddlers will learn how to control their excitement or anger without hitting or jumping all around. Finally it is important for the child to develop sociomoral emotions. Sociomoral emotions include becoming capable of embarrassment, guilt and other unpleasant emotions. The child will then learn that they do not want to engage in anything that causes unpleasant emotions in the future. Finally I would…

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  • Cultural Reflective Essay

    appreciation of cultures as if they were your own. Understanding cultures other than your own can be viewed in fashion similar to solving the puzzle known as the Rubix cube. The array of assorted colors signifies misconceptions, misunderstandings, and the mistakes of not being willing, or able to identify with societies other than one 's own. This can be due to observing one’s own culture with preeminence, or ethnocentrism. Solving a Rubix cube and being perceptive of other cultures can be…

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  • Shirin Neshat Identity

    seems to be holding her back. The black veil in the Islamic culture symbolises the support of the Islamic revolution. Neshat wears the black veil in the photograph and it takes up half of the image it displays a struggle between the need for freedom and the support of the religion. The written text on Neshat’s face is sacred text in the Islamic religion and by placing this over her face, the only body part where people can identify emotions, serves as a reminder of the power that religions have…

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  • Reflection On Social Work Cultural Competencies

    feelings and emotions, and thoughts about past events and situations. Surprises There were a few surprises when taking this pretest. A few of the questions that were pertaining to Cultural awareness were surprising because of the strong vocabulary that was used. Especially the vocabulary used in question number six on page thirty-five which uses the words intersectionality and…

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  • Culture And Communication Paper

    To examine the impact culture has on communication the core concepts of communication must first be discussed. Fundamentally communication is the “transmission of information, ideas, attitudes, or emotion from one person or group to another” (Theodorsen and Theodorsen, 1969 cited in Theaker, 2011, pp. 22). The aim of communication is ensure that there is a shared level of understanding and knowledge between the sender and the receivers. Berger (1995 cited in Theaker, 2011, pp. 22) sees that…

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