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EMOTIONS & ATTITUDES

1. EMOTIONS
1.1 Nature of Emotions
1.2 Theories of Emotions
1.3 Management of Emotions

2. ATTITUDES
- Are certain ways of viewing things gained
from the environment, changed by the
working of the mind, and the imagination and
somewhat influenced by the emotions.
- It may be positive or negative, favorable or
unfavorable, learned or acquired.

Structure of Attitudes:
- Affective component: this involves a
persons feelings / emotions about the
attitude object. For example: I am scared of
spiders.
- Behavioral (or conative) component: the
way the attitude we have influences how we
act or behave. For example: I will avoid
spiders and scream if I see one.
- Cognitive component: this involves a
persons belief / knowledge about an attitude
object. For example: I believe spiders are
dangerous.

2.1 Nature of Attitudes


2.2 Measurement of Attitudes
2.3 Attitude-Behavior Relationship