“Emotional life of your Brain”: Emotional Style

image

After the fall of the Roman Empire, landscape painting had no relevance in the Western world during the Middle Ages. A turning point occurred in the late 13th and early 14th centuries, when the naturalism of the great Giotto di Bondone (who is said to have started painting as a boy, drawing with chalk figures of sheeps on the rocks) gradually introduce the landscape in painting, as can be seen in his frescoes of “The Flight into Egypt” or “Joachim among the shepherds.
.
.
.
Emotional Style comprises six dimensions.
.
.
Neither conventional aspects of personality nor simple emotional traits or moods, let alone diagnostic criteria for mental illness, these six dimensions reflect the discoveries of modern neuroscientific research:
.
.
Resilience: how slowly or quickly you recover from adversity.
.
.
Outlook: how long you are able to sustain positive emotion.
.
.
Social Intuition: how adept you are at picking up social signals from the people around you.
.
.
Self-Awareness: how well you perceive bodily feelings that reflect emotions.
.
.
Sensitivity to Context: how good you are at regulating your emotional responses to take into account the context you find yourself in.
.
.
Attention: how sharp and clear your focus is.
.
.
.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: