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Soc 128 Why study emotions

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I. why study emotions?  A. although the professor never gives us an exact answer, she hints at the fact that it  is important to study emotions because of the basic fact that we are emotional  creatures.   1. emotions are needed for us to make rational choices and thus, for our  success   2. interestingly enough, emotions are universal­certain emotions are felt in  the exact same way all over the world whereas other emotions can only  be learned  3. core emotions according to Ekman Darwin (Universal)  a) joy  b) distress  c) anger  d) fear  e) surprise  f) disgust  4. core emotions according to Goleman (Universal)  a) anger   b) sadness  c) fear   d) enjoyment  e) love   f) surprised  g) disgust   h) shame   B. Compersion­feeling happy for a romantic partner because he is happy with  someone else (banging another person), usually in open relationships)   II. what are emotions?  A. OED def: ​ A natural instinctiv state of mindderiving from one’s circumstances,  mood,  or relationships with others  B. emotion are biological, psychological and sociological  C. a sensation in cultural context   1. a feeling learned from a culture who in turn tells you how to react to that  emotion   2. ripple example of an emotion:feeling→ emotions→ moods→  temperament→ disorders    


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