The Emotion Machine

How to Use the Power of Emotional Contagion to Change Your Mood

Steven Handel

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Emotions can be as contagious as the common cold; just as we can catch a virus from someone when we come into contact with them, we similarly “catch” other people’s emotions when we come into contact with them.

In psychology, this is known as “emotional contagion” and it describes how one person’s emotions can often trigger a similar emotional response in whoever is around them...

Book Cover for "How to Use the Power of Emotional Contagion to Change Your Mood"

PREVIEW

Emotions can be as contagious as the common cold; just as we can catch a virus from someone when we come into contact with them, we similarly “catch” other people’s emotions when we come into contact with them.

In psychology, this is known as “emotional contagion” and it describes how one person’s emotions can often trigger a similar emotional response in whoever is around them...