Emotions influence over learning.

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1. Stimuli can trigger emotion when learning. Researchers found that positive emotions act as a stimuli. These emotions increase neurotransmitters and create an "open" learning processing.These emotions increase performance in retention and recall.

2. Emotions such as anxiety, fear, and stress are all negative. These emotions all have direct links to the brain reducing neurotransmitters and create a "closed" learning process. These emotions create reduced performance in retention and recall.

3. Emotions can be impact social interaction between child, peers, and teacher. Positive emotions can strengthens the overall learning process.

4. Emotions impact the the limbic system in the brain. The limbic system has the power and control to open or close learning. It has access to learning, memory, and the ability to make novel connections.

5. Reference Treur, J., & van Wissen, A. (2013). Conceptual and Computational Analysis of the Role of Emotions and Social Influence in Learning. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 93, 449–467. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.09.220:

6. In the classroom teachers and instructors can use "emotional simulations" to increase positive feelings and increase learning.