What is an Emotion?
- The Latin root word mot, meaning “to move,”
- Emotion can be defined as the “feeling” aspect of consciousness.
- Buck defined, ‘Emotion is the process by which the motivational potential is realized or “read out” when activated by challenging stimuli.’
- Emotions are attitudes or responses to a situation or an object, like judgments. (Zemach, 2001)
- For example- Joy, Excitement, Tenderness, Sadness, Anger, Fear & Love, etc
What are Positive Emotions ?