What influences our Emotions?

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What influences our Emotions? by Mind Map: What influences our Emotions?

1. 🧠 Brain Genetics

1.1. Your genes may influence how sensitive you are to emotional information, according to new research by a neuroscientist.

2. Beliefs and culture 👘🧕💃

2.1. Culture and beliefs influences the ways emotions are experienced depending upon which emotions are valued in that specific culture or belief

3. Physical Condition 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️💪

3.1. People with any chronic physical disease tend to feel more psychological distress than do healthy people. Poor physical health brings an increased risk of depression, as do the social and relationship problems that are very common among chronically ill patients.

4. Emotions😁😖🥰

4.1. a strong feeling deriving from one's circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.

4.2. The four most important brain chemicals that makes you feel emotions are serotonin, endorphins, oxytocin and dopamine.

5. Thoughts 💡🤔

5.1. Thought can refer to the ideas or arrangements of ideas that result from thinking, the act of producing thoughts, or the process of producing thoughts.

6. Emotional trigger

6.1. They are those super-reactive places inside you that become activated by someone else's behaviors or comments. When triggered, you may either withdraw emotionally and simply feel hurt or angry or respond in an aggressive way that you will probably regret later.

7. Relationship between emotions and thoughts

7.1. Thoughts and emotions have a profound effect on one another. Thoughts can trigger emotions (worrying about an upcoming job interview may cause fear) and also serve as an appraisal of that emotion (“this isn't a realistic fear”).

8. Are memories able to informe how a person respond to the world around?

8.1. Memories begin when your neurons respond to outside stimuli—and compound to rewire your brain.

9. Brain

9.1. One of the key areas of your brain that deals with showing, recognising and controlling the body's reactions to emotions is known as the limbic system. The neurons in your hippocampus play a role in emotions.

10. Most helpful investigations

10.1. The brain basis of emotion: A meta-analytic review

10.1.1. This research can help me as a guide to understand the basis of emotions. It provides signifinant and well-connected information about some parts of brain that are the responsible to trigger emotions.

10.2. The Relevance of Language to the Study of Emotions

10.2.1. This article is more of a case study, which analyzes that the way we talk or the way we construct our sentences have an special way to be understood. In other words this article heps understand the way language trigger emotions.

10.3. What brain structures are active during emotions? Effects of brain stimulation elicited aversion on c-fos immunoreactivity and behavior

10.3.1. Helps me in closing knowledge gaps I might have until now. I'll gain more understanding about the brain, its chemical, and processes. Gives me insight of the behavior of the brain.