Emotions
Brain
Core
Happiness
Memories
100

Joy 

Pro:  positive

Con:  Selfish

100

Headquarters represents what system in the body?  

Limbic System 

100
Why does sadness keep trying to touch the core memories?  

She's the most appropriate response given the situation.  

100

What was Riley's biggest fear that could immediately wake her up?  

Clowns.

100

When does Riley realize the value of Sadness?  What does she realize?  

Her value is just as important as Riley and is more appropriate to solving the situation.  

200

Fear 

Pro: Survival 

Con:  Worry, Overly Cautious 

200

This generates the memory spheres:  

Hippocampus 

200

What are core memories?  

Significant Memories that shape personality.  

200

Who were the lead emotions for the mom and dad?  

Dad:  Anger 


Mom: Sadness

200

What is trace decay theory?  What place is this in the movie?  

Some memories are lost forever like in the Pitt Valley.  
300

Anger 

Pro:  Fairness 

Con:  Impulsive, Violence

300

The memories are sent to different parts of the brain called the:   

Neocortex

300

Riley's mom thanks Riley for staying "her happy girl" during the move to SF.  Why does this confuse Riley?  

She's forced to give an unauthentic response.  The mom is indirectly saying it's not ok to be/show sadness.  

300

Describe a situation where Joy is selfish...

Pushes Sadness out of the recall tube.  Riley needed to be happy at all costs.  She was willing to leave Sadness behind.  

300

If a friend is upset and venting about a problem, what is the most effective emotion to use to be retable in the conversation?  

Anger.  Try to match the intensity of the conversation when asking questions or giving feedback.  

400

Disgust

Pro:  Avoid poison, bacteria 

Con:  Superficial, Judgemental 

400

Why does the train of thought stop when Riley goes to sleep?  

Complex thinking is minimal when dreaming. 



400

What is Anger's reasoning for having Riley run away?  

She was happier at her old home so the solution would be to go back to that place. 

400

What is the difference between Joy and happiness?  

Happiness is a state of being while Joy is more temporary.  Joy is feelings of pleasure.  Happiness indicates wellness. 

400

Why does Joy state "I know I shouldn't be doing this..."  when altering Riley's dream?  

She's forcing Joy.  Fear is better equipped to handle the dream cycle.  He can wake Riley up.  

500

Sadness 

Pro:  Empathy, Listening 

Con:  Lazy, Pessimistic

500

What is cue dependent memory?  

You can remember something/someone based on clues from the recall tube.  

500

Name an instance where Riley's parents couldn't connect with her and the emotional reason the conversation failed.  

Ex.  The dad tried to use goofyness when Riley was sad.  The emotional state didn't match.
500

Describe what happened when Bing Bong lost his rocket wagon and why Sadness was more effective.  

Sadness had empathy, Joy's positivity wasn't appropriate based on the situation. 

500

What is the meaning of the two colored emotional memory at the end of the movie?  

Sadness has the power to form a deeper form of happiness. 

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