Elmira Grace G. Agabon
Prof. Myla E. Estopace M.P
Emotion, in psychology, emotion is often defined as a complex state of feeling that results in physical and psychological changes that influence thought and behavior. Emotionality is associated with a range of psychological phenomena including temperament, personality, mood and motivation. According to author David G. Meyers, human emotion involves "...physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience. Within it’s definition it really sounds so interesting. That is one of its characteristics why I chose emotion as my topic. But above all things, I pick emotion as my topic because of personal reasons. Emotion is one of the biggest problem that today’s young people facing. As a teenager, I admit that even me I am experiencing emotional problems. I am having a difficult time handling my emotions. Its really difficult to experience problems like this. At night I always ended up asking myself, Why I’m doing behavioral actions that I don’t know why I did it. “Why I am feeling this way ?”,”why I feel so lonely when I should be happy?” “Why I’m not crying even I’m hurting?”, those are just some questions that disturbing me every night. Maybe for some people I’m just overreacting asking myself those questions. But it bugs me at all. I believe that doing this research could help me and many of young people understand that there is something wrong but can be cured or solved with the right actions with the help of right people.
Theories Of Emotion
The idea of theories of emotion can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and the cultural explosion of the Iron Age. The Stoics, Plato and Aristotle all had their own ideas about how
human emotions work. The later works of scientists like Descartes and Spinoza in the 17th century and Hume in the 18th century also show complex theories of emotion. By the...