an emotional response modeled to dictate a positive affect.

POSITIVE EMOTION: "Positive emotions are regarded by some to be contagious in a manner, such that laughter or smiling can elicit the same positive emotion and behavior in another person near to you."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSITIVE EMOTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/positive-emotion/ (accessed October 14, 2019).