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1. The act of exciting, or the state of being roused into action, or of having increased action; impulsion; agitation; as, an excitement of the people.

2. That which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive. The cares and excitements of a season of transition and struggle. (Talfowrd)

3. (Science: physiology) a state of aroused or increased vital activity in an organism, or any of its organs or tissues.

Origin: cf. OF. Excitement, escitement.

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... difficult emotions. Easy emotions are evoked within nanoseconds, microseconds and milliseconds - anger, lust, fear, pleasure, entertainment and excitement are some examples. These emotions are associated with fast breathing and heart-rate, fast visual and verbal processing. These emotions don"t ...

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by sushil_yadav
Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:20 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... sound I metioned before always makes me angry and scared (never found out why). Any pleasant sounds I experience, I always just asscosiate with excitement. For the opposite reason, I CANNOT STAND certain repetitive noises. Usually it's things like alarm clocks with the repetitive beeping noises. ...

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by TurboCute3000
Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:24 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Views: 145968

The Backster Effect and Implications

... to an oncoming beetle wave (before they arrive) belies at least a sense of self-preservation, therefore something akin to sentience. In fact the excitement of cytoplasm is on a similar daily schedule as the excitation of protoplasm in our cells, both respond to the radiation of the sun, even ...

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by killmenow13041
Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:59 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: The Backster Effect and Implications
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Skin Perspiration + Heart Rate.

... in love and sees his/her's special someone, the person's heartbeat does increase. without he nervousness.. and usually without the perspiration!! Excitement also makes the heart beat faster, but there's no perspiration. And its not always that a person sweats when nervous.. :?

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by Blueberrysplash
Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Skin Perspiration + Heart Rate.
Replies: 13
Views: 5167

Re: Future Human Evolution

... genetic undesirables, will someone make them slaves, neuter them, or just exterminate them? People like to ignore moral implications in their excitement of the possibilities. Or be naive and deny that anyone would do that. A wise man sees the evil coming and avoids it.--Proverbs

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by AFJ
Fri Jul 10, 2009 1:53 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Future Human Evolution
Replies: 47
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