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Emotions March 28, 2016 Emotions in the Brain Amygdala o Helps you experience appropriate emotions o These emotions can go down two different pathways. Fast Pathway o Response before awareness o You respond to a situation before you know completely what is going on Slow Pathway o Awareness before response o Your sensory input is going to different parts of the brain and then the amygdala Theories of Emotion James- Lange Theory of Emotion o Stimulus>Physical Response> Emotional Experience Cannon-Baird Theory of Emotion o Stimulus> Physical and Emotional Experiences happen at the same time> Two-Factor Theory of Emotion o Stimulus> Physical Response> cognitive appraisal> emotional experience Culture and Emotion Emotional Dialect o Differences in how emotions are displayed across cultures Display Rules o Unwritten rules that dictate when it is appropriate to display emotion