Emotions move us in the same places, study says

The clenched-fist, hair-on-fire feeling you get when gripped by anger, the warm-all-over sensation of happiness, the bilious wave that gnaws at your throat with disgust — these are the cues the body sends up to ready the mind for what comes next: fighting, hugging or withdrawal.

And they appear to vary little across cultures, says a new study, which draws a detailed map of emotions and the distinct bodily sensations that accompany them.

via Emotions move us in the same places, study says.

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