Science of Emotions

Science of Emotions

by John Perritano




Why do you feel sad when you hear a certain tune? What triggers a laugh? Can you literally be scared speechless? Human emotions are complex, and scientists are still trying to figure out some of the mysteries behind them. Learn what they have discovered so far about what emotions are, where they begin, and the effect they have on our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608700790
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/2010
Series: Cool Science Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.06(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

A Roller Coaster of Emotions 4

What Are Emotions? 6

The Six Basic Emotions 8

Your Emotional Intelligence 16

The Chemical Connection 18

Emotions and the Brain 20

Theories on Emotion 24

Logic and Emotion 26

What Shapes Emotions? 30

Outside Influences 34

Extreme Emotions 38

Managing Emotions 44

Glossary 46

Find Out More 47

Index 48

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