To influence or move, as the feelings or passions; to touch.
Affection; inclination; passion; feeling; disposition.
The emotional complex associated with an idea or mental state. In hysteria, the affect is sometimes entirely dissociated, sometimes transferred to another than the original idea.
The observed expression or experience of subjective feeling states including emotions, feelings and moods
The observable emotion or feeling state of an individual. Examples include anger, sadness, hope, and joy.
A subjective feeling or emotional tone often accompanied by bodily expressions noticeable to others.
Sociological or psychological characteristic manifested in a feeling or behavior, such as attitude, interest and sportsmanship
feeling tones; emotions; the outward signs of individual emotions.
Emotional disposition. Thus 'appropriate affect' means the individual shows emotional reactions appropriate to the circumstances, 'flattened affect' means that little emotional response is made (which is common after frontal lobe injury).
Fluctuations of mood are frequently observed in children and adults with Asperger's syndrome. Changes in mood can be observed in several variations: giggling or weeping for no apparent reason, absence of emotional responses or reactions to danger, excessive fearfulness or generalized anxiety.
Feelings; observable aspects of an emotional state, such as sadness, anger, or euphoria.
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
A broad range of feelings that people experience. 49
The use of facial expressions, gestures, body language and tone of voice to express ideas and emotions.
(noun)—A psychological term referring to emotions or the facial expression of emotions.
(AF-fect) - feeling, emotion.
The observable emotional condition of an individual at any given time.
Known for centuries as one of the three parts of the mind. Pertains to or arises from feelings or emotions as measured on personality or social style instruments. An emotion or tendency (noun); to influence (verb).
refers to an individual’s immediate emotional state or mood, which the person can recognize subjectively and which can also be recognized objectively by others.
emotions displayed through behavior and actions. This is in contrast to moods, which may or may not be visible to other people. Affects may even mask underlying moods.
This word is used to described observable behavior that represents the expression of a subjectively experienced feeling state (emotion). Common examples of affect are sadness, fear, joy, and anger. The normal range of expressed affect varies considerably between different cultures and even within the same culture. Types of affect include: euthymic, irritable, constricted; blunted; flat; inappropriate, and labile.
expression of an experience of an emotion. Blunting of affect - an objective absence of normal emotional responses, without evidence of depression or psychomotor retardation. Loss of affect - a purely subjective sense of an ability to feel deeply about anything or anyone. Incongruity of affect - Emotional responses which seem grossly out of tune with the situation or subject being discussed.
A positive or negative emotional response to a hazard.
The emotional tone characteristic of each person's presentation. Affect is depressed in dysthymia, elevated in elation. Affect may be described as "flat", "blunted", or "inappropriate" to the situation.
Mood, level of emotional responsiveness.
Visible signs of experiencing an emotion.
a subjectively experienced feeling state (emotion) and the observable behavior that represents it.
Emotion, intent, or desire. “Raise the level of affect” refers to bringing the child into greater enjoyment or heightened pleasure. Examples of negative affect are anger, shame, and sadness. The brain imprints things more efficiently when those things occur at “high affect.
The outward, often facial, manifestations of subjective feelings or emotions.
The particular emotion being described in a given Baroque piece.
In psychology - feeling or emotion as distinguished from cognition, thought, or action.
Generalized feeling tone (usually considered more persistent than emotion, less so than mood). It is the external, observable manifestation of emotion (e.g., flat, blunted, constricted, expansive, labile, etc.).
The conscious subjective aspect of an emotion.
pattern of noticeable traits that express emotion, which fluctuate. Some types of Affect: blunted: emotional drop off flat: no expression, stereotypical male (especially when watching golf) inappropriate: discrepancy in visual and verbal expression labile: spontaneous, impulsive, erratic changes in expression (14 year old girl) restricted: decrease in expressed affect
In psychology, affect is the scientific term used to describe a subject's externally displayed mood.http://www.webster.com/cgi-bin/dictionary Merriam-Webster definition The use of this term grew out of a developing understanding on the part of researchers and clinical psychologists that subjects, including emotionally disturbed ones, could display a mood they were not sincerely feeling (perhaps to win release from an asylum). The use of the term "affect" allows for rigorous accuracy: by noting that a subject displays, for example, "high affect," the observer is not passing judgment on whether the subject is genuinely feeling happiness or not. Given the complexity of human emotion, it is in any case impossible to define precisely at what point an emotion becomes "genuine."