The difference between us

Emotions & Cultural differences

How emotions are effected by different cultures

-Front-end calibration

-Back-end calibration


Front-end calibration is explained by the emotions to events in our lives that are specific to our cultures.

ex: Americans celebrate a child birth, Chinese may scorn child birth.


Back-end calibration is explained by the expressions of the emotional responses specific to our cultures.

ex: An American may laugh at a magician and be awed by their abilities, but in another

culture Magic may be frowned upon.

Although cultural differences separate the way we react to situations, and which emotions are expressed, researchers have found that there are 7 universal types of emotions.

Happy

Surprise

Contempt

Sadness

Disgust

Fear

Anger

Below are some examples of facial expressions of the mentioned above emotions:

Coming together, one emotion at a time..