January 3, 2014

What does your Body look like when it feels these 14 basic Emotions? [Image]

Is this the most modern, scientific, and accurate diagram of Chakras ever?

[Source: Reddit/Discover]

Chakras: some people think they’re New Age hooey. Some people thing they’re pre-science wisdom that probably has some truth to it. And some think they line up with the endocrine system.

Now, this, via Discover Magazine (you know, science!):


“…Chests puffing up with pride — and happiness felt head to toe — are sensations as real as they are universal. And now we can make an atlas of them.

Researchers have long known that emotions are connected to a range of physiological changes, from nervous job candidates’ sweaty palms to the racing pulse that results from hearing a strange noise at night. But new research reveals that emotional states are universally associated with certain bodily sensations, regardless of individuals’ culture or language.

Once More With Feeling

More than 700 participants in Finland, Sweden and Taiwan participated in experiments aimed at mapping their bodily sensations in connection with specific emotions. Participants viewed emotion-laden words, videos, facial expressions and stories…”

…read the rest over at Discover Magazine.

To continue the conversation on Chakras, here:

Flowing with Divine Energy: a guide to your 7 chakras. (eBooklet)

10 Hip Opening Poses to Awaken Your Root & Sacral Chakras. ~ Kristen Coyle


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Natalie Baginski Jun 7, 2014 9:47am

is this thermal imaging scan? blood flow? this kind of chart should very clearly blurb the details of the experiment, how many people, how these "moods" were induced, was there a control group? maybe this is in the original report; i shall click on it.

Michelle Mar 14, 2014 7:40am

It's actually from npr. And it was rendered from drawings of people's feelings. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/12/30/258313

amphibi1yogini Jan 23, 2014 2:42pm

Thank God these pictures are just the opposite of those late '60's- '70s-era mood-ring colors … yup, I'd been in my teens then when I'd first seen them …

Blue used to mean "calm".

Maybe depression is a "deep" calm …

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