What kind of bodily reactions do you experience when you are expressing high emotion? How can people tell you are angry, nervous, and so on? Watch these two clips from the Discovery/TLC program American Chopper. Notice how the father and son react to high emotion.
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Describe a scene that you remember where you expressed yourself emotionally through physical actions. Comment on whether these actions enhanced the communication or got in the way.
Realizing how high emotion affects all of us on a daily basis, how would you react if you were working in the same environment as the people in the clips?