Think about a strong emotion that you have had recently (you could also discuss an emotion of a character from a television show or book if you prefer). Please be mindful that this is a public forum and do not select a very personal, private experience to share.
1. Describe the situation that led to that emotion.
2. How did you experience the emotion (physiologically/cognitively)?
3. How did you express the emotion?
4. What behavior did you exhibit while experiencing the emotion and just after experiencing the emotion?
5. Do you think this was an example of a state or trait emotion?
6. Read this: https://nobaproject.com/modules/functions-of-emotions. Given your responses to the questions above, how would you describe the function of the emotion?