Basic Emotions
Functions of Emotions
Natural Emotions
Interesting facts about Emotions
Numbers and Emotions
100

What does the combination of the emotions Joy and Trust result in?

Love.

Emotions are often complex, and being able to recognize when a feeling is actually a combination of two or more distinct feelings is a helpful skill.

100

T/F Whether the emotion is negative or positive, we are likely to "catch/pick up" on other people's emotions

True

The evolutionary basis of this is simple: humans have only survived and thrived in groups. We are social creatures. And because of that, we have a tendency to pick up on each other’s emotional states.

100

T/F Emotions are learned

False, Most scientists believe that basic emotions are innate (you are born with them) rather than learned

100

T/F Different colors can stir up certain emotions because of what we associate with these hues from nature.

True. 

For example, blue is a very calming color and enhances relaxation because it's associated with the ocean, whereas yellow is considered a joyous, vibrant color due to its connection to the sun.

100

Humans are capable of making how many thousands of different facial expressions for expressing subtle emotions?

A. 5,000

B. 10,000

C. 15,000

B. 10,000


200

When looking at this picture, what happens to the emotions as they move closer to the center of the diagram?

They intensify

200

Emotions help to... A) Motivate us B) Focus our attention C) Both A&B or D) Block our feelings

C) Both A&B (Motivate us and focus our attention)

200

T/F Emotions and feelings are the same thing.

False.

Emotions are chemicals released in response to our interpretation of a specific trigger

Feelings are something we sense, and they are more cognitively saturated as they take place when we begin to integrate the emotions. Feelings last longer than emotions, and they are sometimes the mixture of several emotions.

200

T/F Emotions happen in 6 seconds

                                True!!

Six seconds – it is the time taken for chemicals to be produced in the hypothalamus, until the chemicals are broken down and absorbed.  

200

There are how many different types of smiles?

A. 18

B. 25

C. 31

A. 18

300

What's the opposite of Joy?

Sadness

300

Which lasts longer - emotions or memory?

Emotions.

Many people can remember how they emotionally felt during a certain situation, even if the finer details are hazy. Studies of people with amnesia and Alzheimer’s find the same results. Even if someone cannot remember who they are, they can remember the emotions of their past life.

300

In the English language, there are more or less than 400 words assigned to emotions

More

300

What emotion can make people physically sick?

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

300

How many years does it take to truly know someone?

A. 1-2 years

B. 2-3 years

C. 3-4 years

C. 3-4 years

400

Which of these is not a part of the 8 basic emotions?

Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust, Excitement, Surprise, Anticipation, Anger and Trust

Excitement

400

Changing or controlling your emotions is known as what?

(hint: it's a child life group theme)

Emotional Regulation

400

Most people find reds and oranges stimulating/exciting and find blues and purples

Peaceful/restful/calming/relaxing, etc.

400

Unpleasant aromas trigger what type of emotions?

Negative

400

Over  __  percent of emotional communication is non-verbal

A. 30%

 B. 50%

C. 70%

C. 70%

500

Inhibitory emotions are another category of emotions that serve to bury, squash, and block core emotions.

Name at least one "inhibitory emotion"

Anxiety, Guilt, Shame

500

What emotion is most closely related to exercise?

A. Happiness

B. Anticipation

C. Fear

A. Happiness

Cardiovascular activity increases endorphins in your body, which improves your mood. Running or other intense workouts sometimes also boosts adrenaline, which can make you feel as though you have more energy after the workout than when you started.

500

Emotions don't only involve a mental state but also a _________ state


Physical

500

What emotions are the most difficult to fake?

A. Joy and Trust

B. Sadness and Anger

C. Surprise and Anticipation

B. Sadness and Anger

500

T/F The human face has 43 muscles involved in expressing facial emotions

True

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