Talk:Motivation and emotion/Book/2013/Saying sorry
Not sure if you can use this but it's a youtube of Seinfield episode where George relentlessly pursues an apology from someone who insulted him at a party. If nothing else, some light relief for the final assignment. Jeanette 06:11, 4 November 2011 (UTC) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eaUXkicnXQ&feature=BFa&list=PLA6479F933C19382A&lf=results_video
I feel like there would be a lot of cross cultural information about this topic. Shame, pride, apologies can have quite different repercussions and emotional effects in other non-Western cultures of the world. I think there might be room for a discussion of pride suicide, saving face, seppuku etc. Also maybe you could consider something about when people apologise without actually meaning it. What does this achieve? Does this defence mechanism work long-term or only short-term? Does it just bury the original issue? At what age do children generally understand what it means to say sorry? eg. at what age are they able to show this particular level of empathy? Hope these questions help you! Best of luck! PatrickBateman (discuss • contribs) 06:58, 21 October 2013 (UTC)
Hi, I work with children at we generally try and encourage the child to apologise for something they do wrong. I was thinking maybe you could look into if this has any affect on the child as an adult i.e. does saying sorry alot as a child impact the amount you apologise/things you apologise for as an adult? Its just an idea.
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A nicely constructed chapter on an interesting topic. Nice job!
Theory has been well identified. Explanations could be more detailed. Also, try to include some evidence of critical thinking.
Some interesting research is included in this chapter, however it would benefit from the author reading more widely. Also, try to incorporate research and theory more fluently.
The chapter is nicely presented. The discussion around Kevin Rudd's apology was a great inclusion. The structure and flow could be improved. Elements of interaction would also improve the chapter. ShaunaB (discuss • contribs)
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