IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 4, April 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Deepti Aggarwal, Prof. A. K. Kapoor
Emotion is important because they avail the perceiver with information about another’s behavioral readiness and information about the environment. Various theories suggest that emotion involve complex combination of physiological sensation, cognitive appraisal of situation, cultural beliefs and social environment. Feelings and behaviors are consistent with gender specific emotion beliefs. By using self administered questionnaire the authors investigated whether Bania-an ethnic group of North India differs in expressing their emotions in different situations. Also, they tried to find out whether strength of emotion varies according to the age groups.