How Language Influences Emotion

“Do you feel something less strongly if you don’t have a word for it?”

“There’s plenty of disagreement over how to define emotions, but at least one thing is certain: They are intensely personal things. A flood of anger, a flash of annoyance—that feeling is yours, is a result of your own unique set of circumstances, is shaping the way you see the world at a given moment.”

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/12/the-book-of-human-emotions-language-feelings/420978/?mc_cid=f607b9a6a4&mc_eid=34e2887073

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