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Identify These Emotions
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What emotion actually makes us feel colder?

A) Loneliness

B) Happiness

C) Guilt

D) Jealousy


Studies found that recalling a time in which we felt lonely made participants estimate the room temperature as being significant colder. It even made their actual skin temperature drop.


T/F Fear makes us use less muscles than we usually do


Fear makes us actively use MORE muscles than we usually do because it prepares our body for anything bad that might happen


T/F Different body parts react to different emotions



This emotion and good health go hand-in-hand, making our hearts healthier, our immune systems stronger, and our lives longer. It also helps us to overcome stress.



How many basic emotions do we have as humans? It's under 10

There are 8 basic emotions – The 8 basic emotions are Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust, Surprise, Anticipation, Anger and Trust.


T/F our self-esteem changes hour to hour


We tend to think of our self-esteem as being either generally good or bad but it is much more fluid than that, continually shifting up and down based on the internal feedback we give ourselves and the external feedback we get from our environment.


T/F You can smell fear


A chemical pheromone is released in their sweat when people are afraid, and other people can smell, even if they are unaware of it


Studies have found that concentration, productivity, creativity, and efficiency are all significantly lower when you're feeling actively ______. It’s not only that ______ makes it hard to function, but it also makes us reluctant to enjoy life

A) Depressed/Depression

B) Stressed/Stress

C) Guilty/Guilt

D) Sad/Sadness



Unlike other emotions like fear and anger, which make your heartbeat speed up, this emotion makes your heartbeat slow down a bit.

A) Pride

B) Guilt

C) Shame

D) Disgust

D) Disgust


T/F Feelings are facts


They may think that it's real, it may feel very real, and they may truly believe it's real, but it's just a feeling. It is wise to remember that, as important as emotions are, feelings aren't facts. Many things may produce an emotional response.


When we feel ________, the human "need to belong" becomes damaged and the disconnection we feel adds to our emotional pain.

A) Depressed

B) Rejected

C) Loneliness

D) Contentment


Reconnecting with those who love us, or reaching out to members of groups to which we feel strong affinity and who value and accept us, has been found to soothe emotional pain after a rejection.


What emotion can make people physically sick?

A) Anger

B) Fear

C) Disgust

D) Sadness


Anger increases the long-term risk of heart attacks and strokes and weakens the immunity system


This emotion has been known to cause stomach aches and stress that can cause headaches.

A) Guilt

B) Sadness

C) Anxiety

D) Jealousy



This emotion increases your risk of a number of illnesses, makes your immune system weak & can also cause trouble with memory or making decisions. It also causes insomnia because of an inability to get comfortable or lots of troubled thoughts. 

A) Shame

B) Pride

C) Jealousy

D) Depression

D) Depression


T/F Higher self-esteem functions like an emotional immune system.


When our self-esteem is higher, we are less affected by stress and anxiety, we experience rejections and failures as less hurtful, and we recover from them more quickly


The _______-shaped amygdala (part of the brain) attaches emotional significance to events and memories.

A) Almond

B) Walnut

C) Peanut

D) Cherry

A) Almond


T/F Smells can trigger our emotions


Especially unpleasant smells trigger the negative emotions immediately


The most difficult emotions to fake are _______ and _____.

A) Disgust & Guilt

B) Jealousy & Fear

C) Happiness & Sadness

D) Sadness & Anger

Sadness and Anger.


Each burst of emotion chemicals, from the time its produced in the hypothalamus to the time it’s completely broken down and absorbed, lasts about _ seconds. It's under 10 seconds

6 seconds

If we’re feeling something for longer than six seconds, we are – at some level – choosing to recreate and refuel those feelings


People have over how many thousands of subtle facial expressions that can express their emotions? It's under 15,000



What side of the brain is responsible for commanding positive emotions?


The right side is responsible for negative feelings


T/F Our stomach is reacting positively to a situation if you have 'butterflies in your tummy'


that flutter of butterflies in your tummy is actually your stomach crying for help because all the blood is rushing to the muscles and stomach isn’t getting enough supply


Of all facial expressions, the smile may be the most deceptive. There are around how many different smiles? It's under 20


Including polite, cruel, false, self-effacing, and so on.


In the English language, there are more than how many hundreds of words assigned to emotions and sentiments?

A) 400

B) 600

C) 800

D) 200

A) 400


Different ______ can trigger different emotional responses.

A) Foods

B) Exercises

C) Colors

D) Games


so people should keep that in mind when picking a paint color for their room. Shades of blue are supposed to be calming, while a color like bright orange encourages happiness and creativity

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