Your question: What does emotional response mean?

How do you emotionally respond?

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  1. Background: Ask questions about the situation. …
  2. Affects: Ask about how the situation affects your friend and how it makes him feel. …
  3. Troubles: Ask what agitates your friend most about the present situation.

What are behaviors with emotional responses?

Basically, the theory states that emotion-producing situations elicit an appropriate set of physiological responses, such as trembling, sweating, and increased heart rate. The situations also elicit behaviors, such as clenching of the fists or fighting.

What are examples of emotional responses?

These may include hurt, confusion, anger, fear, surprise, or embarrassment. We react to strong emotional responses in a variety of ways, some helpful, and others not.

Are emotional responses learned?

But a recent book by psychologist and emotion researcher Lisa Feldman-Barrett, How Emotions are Made, challenges this view. Summarizing a multi-year debate, she argues that emotions are not inborn, automatic responses, but ones we learn, based on our experiences and prior knowledge.

What is an emotional response to stress?

Worry about safety of self or others. Irritability or anger. Restlessness. Sadness, moodiness, grief or depression.

How can you tell if someone is emotional?

Going over the signs can help you determine if you may be a highly-sensitive person.

  1. You don’t react well to bright lighting or loud sounds. …
  2. You’re quick to be down on yourself when you don’t meet expectations you’ve set for yourself. …
  3. You startle easily. …
  4. You often worry about what others think.
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