the tendency to feel and express emotions similar to and influenced by those of others; also, the phenomenon of one person’s negative thoughts or anxiety affecting another’s mood
Unlike cognitive contagion, emotional contagion is less conscious and more automatic.
noun 1. a lack of adequate psychological nurturance, usually occurring in the early developmental years. emotional deprivation n. The lack of adequate and appropriate interpersonal and environmental interaction, usually in the early developmental years.
- Emotional illness
emotional illness n. A psychological disorder characterized by irrational and uncontrollable fears, persistent anxiety, or extreme hostility.
- Emotional disorder
emotional disorder n. An emotional illness.
noun 1. skill in perceiving, understanding, and managing emotions and feelings. Abbreviation: EI. noun 1. awareness of one’s own emotions and moods and those of others, esp in managing people noun an awareness of and ability to manage emotions and create motivation