We All Want To Gobble Baby Feet

We All Want To Gobble Baby Feet

Negative emotions that emerge from intense positive emotions are called dimorphous expressions. Examples include being so happy you cry or wanting to eat a baby that is overwhelmingly adorable. Dimorphous expressions may be a way to balance your emotional state, to prevent a sort of "cute overload."

02:24

Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Negative reactions often emerge from an overwhelmingly positive emotion; it's called a dimorphous expression. (0:53)

  • 2

    Dimorphous expressions may be a way to normalize your emotional state after intense emotional episodes. (1:33)

See all

Albert Einstein

Deep Sea

Nikola Tesla

Volcanoes

Get smarter every day! Like us on Facebook.
You'll get the most interesting and engaging topics in your feed, straight from our team of experts.