Researchers explored the cultures of different countries from the point of view of the attitude of their inhabitants to different emotions. It turns out that in many places mixed feelings is a sign of indecisive personality. With this opinion experts do not agree, they feel complex emotions by the manifestation of great depth of feeling. About this newspaper writes Science World Report.
The study involved residents of the USA, Canada, UK and Australia. It is believed that in these countries, dominated by the personality-oriented culture, the residents have a smaller range of emotions and focusing on more material things: building family and sense of duty.
On the contrary, in Asia and in Russia, according to the study, was dominated by more complex feelings and emotions. Scientists believe all the matter in the differences of cultures. However, the essence of mixed emotions does not change. They remain a manifestation of sensitivity to the surrounding world.