Is Love Really an Emotion?


Love has long been the subject of philosophy, religion and poetry, but it was only in the last 75 years that psychology started to study it as a specific emotion. In that time, researchers have debated whether or not love is actually an emotion (it’s generally agreed to be more than just a feeling) and what types of relationships can be described as being “in love.”

Love can take many forms. It can be the feeling of being with your soulmate, a desire to care for children or animals, an attachment to a creative project, or even the feeling you get when you’re watching your favorite sports team win. But no matter what type of love you feel, most psychologists agree that it’s rooted in biology. For example, when you’re in love, your brain actually fires in the same areas that respond to drugs like cocaine.

Experts also believe that love is a necessary part of human evolution. It helps us form strong bonds with those we care about, and in the process we learn the social skills and survival strategies we need to thrive. It also allows us to bond with our communities and the wider world, and gives us a reason to endure difficult circumstances.

However, if you’re one of those Pollyannas who always seem to be happy (no matter what happens), don’t be so sure that it’s all about the love. Happiness is about more than just smiling and feeling up, and is really a result of understanding your values and proactively making decisions that align with those values.

What Makes a Movie Special?


Movie is an interesting form of entertainment which gives the audience a chance to watch the characters and the problems/conflicts they get into. Then they can see how the characters manage to get out of the problem/conflict and achieve their goals. Movies have different elements that make them special and unique, some of which are: acting, directing, cinematography, costuming and editing. Moreover, they can also be classified according to genres, which influence the plot and the theme of the film.

Filmmakers work hard to include creative elements in their movies to enhance the overall experience for viewers. They also add elements such as sound effects, colors, camera movements and angles. Film critics should focus on how these elements work with the film’s plot and story in general.

Spike Lee’s third outing after She’s Gotta Have It and School Daze is a sprawling Brooklyn-set drama that’s both a race-and-class-clash epic and a modern-day retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Its use of symbolism, its fusion of genres, and that iconic audition scene all contribute to its iconic status.