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The Psychophysiology of anger

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Anger is associated with a large array of physiological variables.


More noticeable effects of anger include:

  • More acute senses.
  • Desire to yell or to move quickly and forcefully.
  • The eyes are open wider than usual and the pupils are dilated.
  • The face reddens, but then may turn pale.
  • Increased physical strength.
  • Speech and motion are faster and more intense.
  • Tense muscles.
  • Bloodlust

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