Class 2: The Science of Emotion - How Emotions Are Made
This is an introductory course to the building blocks of the science of emotions. We answer how are emotions made.
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45 minute class
In this class, we learn about the science of emotions. This class will be presented with a PowerPoint, WITH HEAVY ANIMATION. We begin with a simple awareness exercise by taking inventory of our mood state, with an app called the Mood Meter. I will introduce a digital character, named MOTION, to help teach students about emotions. We then unpack the features of emotions. What words can we use to describe this complex system in our body? We touch on facial expressions and the blending...
This class is taught in English.
Emotions are vague. My goal is to bring awareness to their emotions and make them think of emotions differently. This simple awareness will help them discover that emotions are different for everyone. I hope this cultivates more empathy for each other and helps in our collaborative world.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
I refer to the work of Lisa Feldman Barret. Her book is called "How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain". Paul Ekman:https://www.paulekman.com/universal-emotions/ He is the psychologist responsible for our current discussion of emotions. His work is contradictory to that of Lisa Feldman Barret. Basic principles of the brain: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/anatomy-of-the-brain
The Journey to Emotional Intelligence
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
166 total reviews
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Hi, I'm Rob! What is willpower, and how is fear its greatest enemy? As an actor and traveler, I have been swimming in the world of emotions. After I earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology, I started teaching High School in Montreal, Canada....