Emotions and Learning. January 12, 2004. Background. Four most common emotions appearing on theoristsâ€™ list are fear, anger, sadness, and joy Plutchik (1980) distinguishes among eight basic emotions: fear, anger, sorrow, joy, disgust, acceptance, anticipation, and surprise. More Background.
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Anxiety Worry Discomfort Comfort Hopeful Confident
Ennui Boredom Indifference Interest Curiosity Intrigue
Frustration Puzzlement Confusion Insight Enlightenment Epiphany
Dispirited Disappointment Dissatisfaction Satisfied Thrilled Enthusiastic
Terror Dread Apprehension Calm Anticipatory Excited