Last Modified: 2011-05-27
-ppl shown emotionally charged words
-even when ppl couldn't read it, glands reacted so our perceptual system may be protecting us
tied close to raw emotion, reacts to the whole situation at once, and is linked closter to how "lower" animals think
-fast or instantaneous: can also produce intuition, insight, and wisdom
what people have goals to do, can be achieved in a relatively short time
-shopping for holidays, going to prom with David
long term goals that can organize into broad areas of a person's life.
-"trying to be a good listener"
often ppl report inconsistently: strive to get to top and strive to have everyone like you
-best will happen
-positive outlook- motivate goal seeking behavior that if you do your part, all will be well
happy, sad, anger, fear, suprise, disgust.
-universally recognized by ppl around the world
-overall satisfaction w/life
-satisfaction of life in particular domains
-lots of positive emotion and little negative emotion
income, education, marital status.
-more is generally better
-make better decisions
-higher level of professional accomplishment
-have more friends
-less drug use
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