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  • Underlying Principle Of Emotions
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    Pervading us with an array of highs and lows, ranging from anger and sadness, to love, joy, and contentment, emotions vividly affect our daily lives. So, unequivocally it could be asked, "Why do emotions exist?" It is possible that the sole, underlying principle of emotions is to create a reaction in people and things in our environment; or perhaps they exist to be our governing channel of communication; or maybe they precisely exist to regulate individual self-confidence and disparage. The theo...
  • Pupil Size As An Indicator Of Emotion
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    Introduction: Pupilometry is the study of how a pupil reacts to different emotions and stimuli. The research on the topic of is scattered and fairly shallow. Related research has been conducted on facial expressions and their reaction and relation to emotion. There are some relationships to the facial expression research and, but these relationships do not tell the whole story. Some interest has been brought up through research in the field of and its predictive powers on emotion. Pupilometry ha...
  • Indication To The Emotion Of Mr Mallard
    799 words
    Sometimes, a story will force the reader to reflect on one's beliefs relating to life occurrences. Such is the case with the two stories, "The Story of an Hour" and "Videotape". In "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin, Mrs. Mallard is told of her husband's death and retreats to her room to ponder what life will be like without her husband. She is saddened at first, yet she quickly realizes that she is finally free to live her own life. She becomes almost overjoyed at this thought and then learn...
  • Schachter's Cognitive Theory Of Emotion
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    When it comes to emotions, we usually don't even try to take an inside look at things enough to understand why we may act the way we do. We get so use to the fact that they are emotions and that is just the way it is with life that we just respect them as they come about. Although, emotions were not just accepted as emotions for William James, Carl Lange, Walter Cannon, Phillip Bard, and Stanley Schachter. These five men took it upon themselves to come up with three theories of emotions, the Jam...
  • Goal Of A Good Life To Epictetus
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    Epictetus' thoughts in "Enchiridion" do not stray from the Via Romana, which promotes hard work and conservatism over the enjoyment of aesthetics and emotional indulgences. For Romans, at least, happiness is a meager issue compared to a Roman citizen's obligations to the State and to his gods. In this manual of ethics, Epictetus suggests that Romans - and possibly non-Romans - should entirely reject the relative and fleeting satisfactions of judgment, indulgence, and expectation to achieve what ...

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