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Psychology
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PSY1101
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A L L
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 12 Emotions pg 497526EmotionsIIntroductionComplex Psychological processes that have three distinct components One component is physiological arousal when your freightened your heart is beating fast and your palms are sweaty Another component is behavioural expression for example your angry and you hit someone The final component is conscious awareness The feeling that you are consciously aware of your feelings and your thinkingAdaptiveEmotions are essential for survival Because an animal is scared it runs away Because an animal is angry it fights for its own No ifs and or buts Emotions are ESSENTIAL for survivalMaladaptiveEmotions can also get to a place where they can be maladaptive Such as someone who is in massive depression and they kill themselvesAcross CulturesWhen people are asked about emotions they classify them in two areas1Valence
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