Humans are plagued by things like love, anger, fear, sarcasm, happiness, excitement, etc. These are human emotions. But, where do they come from? Are there scientific explanations for emotions? Are they good? Are they bad? There are several questions that often go unanswered.
In fact, the more that the scientific community studies the role emotions play in human behaviour and development, the more it appears that that role was exceedingly vital in our evolution — and that human emotions are even more complex, if not quite as mysterious, as we’ve always believed.
- Emotions last even longer than a memory. Many people can remember how the emotionally felt during a certain situation, even if the finer details are hazy. Studies of people with amnesia and Alzheimer’s find the same results. Even if someone cannot remember who they are, they can remember the emotions of their past life.
2. Dreaming helps to diminish the effects of bad memories.
Our brain does it by simply making more logical conclusions of those memories, while we are sleeping, and, therefore, can’t use our judgement.
3. Colours can profoundly affect emotional responses. While not everyone experiences the same emotion in response to a particular colour, most people find reds and oranges stimulating and blues and purples restful. In contrast, grey, brown, black, or white tend to be emotionally dulling. In fact, studies reveal that children playing in an orange room were friendlier, alert…