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Emotions are part of a management system to co-ordinate each individuals multiple plans and goals under constraints of time and other resources Emotions are also part of the biological solution to the problem of how to plan and to carry out action aimed at satisfying multiple goals in environments which are not always predictable Emotions are based on non-propositional communications that can be called emotion signals An interesting aspect of research is Can emotions exist and exert influence at the unconscious level Freuds view was that emotions could not be unconscious that their experience is bound with the conscious experience and that only predispositions towards certain emotions can exist in the unconscious contempt disgust and shame supplying its own unique kind of motivating information According to our textbook Bukato Daehler 1998 emotions have three components The physiological component involves body changes This includes respiration increased heart rate and sweating Smiles grimaces frowns and laughter are all facial displays that are part of the expressive component How a person interprets and evaluates their emotional state is the experiential component Development of Emotions The question to scientists is whether or not emotion and mood is formed through mind processes or biologically innate traits Scientists are searching the brain for a particular area that stimulates emotion in humans They have changed their idea that it might be the hippocampus and now feel that part of it may come from the amygdala Supposedly when something known by our senses comes in interaction with us an impulse is sent to this amygdala and it sends another impulse to our cortex We either form a positive or negative response to what we see hear taste or touch It seems more logical for a particular region of our brain to create this feedback than for some biological cause The mind basically tells the body how to react to a specific stimulus by processing it through the brain We experience
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