Emotional Contagion: Definition & Theory


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Emotional contagion explains why:

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. The mirror neuron system may explain why we:

2. An example of facial feedback is:

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you quickly assess your knowledge of the concepts explored in the emotional contagion theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What is explained by emotional contagion
  • The Mirror Neuron System
  • An example of facial feedback

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most important information regarding the causes of emotional contagion
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of facial feedback
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition and explanation of emotional contagion

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more? Then check out the accompanying lesson called Emotional Contagion: Definition & Theory. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand emotional contagion in the context of the animal world
  • Relate two concepts that might explain the causes of emotional contagion
  • Explain how human empathy is an example of emotional contagion