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Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media

Vol. 2, 01 March 2023


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The Role of Gender in Perceiving Emotions: Anger and Sadness

Meixuan Chen * 1
1 Indian Springs School, Pelham, Alabama 35124, USA

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Humanities Research, Vol. 2, 156-162
Published 01 March 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Meixuan Chen. The Role of Gender in Perceiving Emotions: Anger and Sadness. LNEP (2023) Vol. 2: 156-162. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022375.

Abstract

This paper focused on the relationship between gender and emotion. It had been stereotyped that woman would sense more sadness than men when facing sad situations, while men would be more outraged than women in angry circumstances. To test our hypothesis, this work recruited a total sample size of 420 people to watch two video clips (angry and sad videos) and completed a survey about the pictures. Their emotional states were unconsciously reflected by their attitudes towards the video clips. Excel and a t-test were implemented to analyze the emotional differences between males and females under each condition (sadness and anger). The result corresponded to our speculation–women tended to feel more despairing than men when watching sad video clips, while men tended to be more irritated than women after watching angry videos.

Keywords

abstract image, irritation(men), response towards video, desperation (women)

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Innovation and Philosophical Inquiries (ICEIPI 2022), Part I
ISBN (Print)
978-1-915371-07-2
ISBN (Online)
978-1-915371-08-9
Published Date
01 March 2023
Series
Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media
ISSN (Print)
2753-7048
ISSN (Online)
2753-7056
DOI
10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022375
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
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