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University of Saskatchewan
PSY 120
Donna Darbellay

Psychology 110 1 February 02 2010 Metal tradition [Second part from beginning of January 28 2010 notes] - Not merely bio reflex - Thought  source  It is in the mind - Can’t startle reaction of fear - Allows culture – teachers thought patterns  Cultural emotions  Different customs - Change thoughts  changes emotion  “If I change my thoughts, I can change my mood” Elements of Emotion: The mind  Experience of emotion depends on two factors  Psychological arousal  Cognitive interpretation  We feel emotions when we can label the psychological changes… but may not always be accurate  Attributions  The explanation that people make of their own and others peoples behaviours  Your interpretation of behaviour generates the emotional response  How you explain the outcome of winning a silver medal instead of gold  You view of self attributes to how you perceive things  Relates to upwards and downwards social comparisons, complex emotions, and our ability to feel conflicting emotions at the same time  Cognitive and Emotional Complexity  Cognitive affect emotions, and emotional states affect cognitions  Some emotions [mostly primary] require only simple cognitions or may involve conditioned responses  Infants  Cognitive and emotional developments occur together, become more complex with age and experience  Cognitive therapy attempts to change emotions by changing cognitions The boy who was raised as a dog – Bruise Perry Introduction Ande II Case III Major topics, and sub topics. Where you see them applied here! Due mid March Psychology 110 2 February 02 2010 Elements of emotion: The culture  Some researchers say individuals may differ in likelihood of secondary emotions o Primary emotions considered prototype of the concept emotion o Young children express prototypical emotions first through words o As children age, emotional distinctions specific to their language and culture emerge  Other researchers say that no aspect of emotion is untouched by culture or context  Some cultures have words for specific emotions unknown to other cultures o Schandenfreude, hagaii  Some cultures lack words for emotions that seem universal o Tahitians lack word for sadness  Culture may influence which emotions are defined as basic or primary ** see examples in textbook**  Culture and emotional expression o Display rules: social and culture rules that regulate when, how, and where a person may express [or must suppress] emotions o Emotion work: expressions of an emotion that the person does not really, often because of a role requirement  Sometimes we have to hide emotions we feel, show emotions we do not  No sex differences in expressiveness in jobs that require it
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