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From a Cry to a Smile
« on: 12/05/2005 08:49:38 »
Hi Everybody.

I just witnessed something I've seen and experienced many mnay times before. My daughter crying her eyes out in an emotion that would befit a trauma and then, a spontaneous change to a laugh and a giggle.

Seems there's no gap between the two emotions.

 Then I thought that the tears produced are characteristic of joy, and sorrow and therefore ,the two emotions , (albeit at the opposite end of the spectrum) seem to have the same mechanical effect to produce tears.

Presumably the two emotions must trigger the same brain circuits and muscles eh ?  why is this, that tears that are normally associated with sorrow, are just as easily created with joy ?

And why cry anyway ?

ta

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Re: From a Cry to a Smile
« Reply #1 on: 19/05/2005 20:08:14 »
Is this one too convoluted ?..I'm not sure eevn I understand what I meant !!!

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Re: From a Cry to a Smile
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