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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC21H3
Professor
David Haley
Semester
Fall

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 Biological perspective o Our instincts; our emotions are hardwired; they’ve evolved and helped us survive; infants smiling-hardwired o You can differentiate the emotions based on which clusters in your facial muscles are moving  Learning perspective o Variations of ppl expressing their emotions o A particular parenting styles predicts how frequently a young child will be smiling; there is a connection  Functional perspective: o The most subtle and theoretical o What goals? First figure that out then think abt what an emotion is doing o What is the emotion signalling? Distress signals one thing, disgust signals another thing, etc. ; allows you to communicate to the environment o Emotions provide motivation; each emotion motivates you to do or think something (ex: anger may motivate you to go fight for something or make an argument abt something What are emotions?
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