affect display
Facial expressions, postures, and gestures indicating emotional states.

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  • affect display — noun External show of emotion or affect, such as by voice, expression, gesture, or posture, whether involuntarily or not. We are not satisfied with this account (it is particularly weak in explaining the facial affect display of happiness) but… …   Wiktionary

  • Affect (psychology) — Affective redirects here. For other uses, see Affect (disambiguation). Affect refers to the experience of feeling or emotion.[1] Affect is a key part of the process of an organism s interaction with stimuli. The word also refers sometimes to… …   Wikipedia

  • Affect — The term Affect generally suggests an emotion . It is used in various ways in various contexts:* Affect (philosophy). * Affect (psychology), referring to feeling or emotion. * Affect display (psychology) refers to apparent signs of emotion, such… …   Wikipedia

  • Affect control theory — In control theory (sociology) Affect control theory proposes that individuals maintain affective meanings through their actions and interpretations of events. The activity of social institutions occurs through maintenance of culturally based… …   Wikipedia

  • Display behavior — is the tendency of living things to express actions or formations, it is thought, for competitive advantage. Among animalsAnimals may use display behavior for different purposes including threat, courtship and direct competition for example. An… …   Wikipedia

  • affect — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin affectus, from afficere Date: 14th century 1. obsolete feeling, affection 2. the conscious subjective aspect of an emotion considered apart from bodily changes; also a set of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Display (zoology) — Many male birds have brightly coloured plumage for display. This feather is from a male Indian peafowl Pavo cristatus. Display is a form of animal behaviour, linked to survival of the species in various ways. One example of display used by some… …   Wikipedia

  • display — Synonyms and related words: CRT spot, Century, DM display, Doppler signal, Doric, Egyptian, Elzevir, Garamond, Gothic, IF signal, IM display, Ionic, RF echoes, Transitional, Typewriter, advertise, affect, air, airing, anteriority, antique,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • affect — 1. verb /əˈfɛkt/ a) To influence or alter. The experience affected me deeply. b) To move to emotion. The heat of the sunlight affected the speed of the chemical reaction. Syn: fake, simulate 2 …   Wiktionary

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