There are some “emotions” you might find missing from this list, like Anger and Happiness. According to the study, these feelings originate from other emotions such as fear or envy, for example. And thus these basic 27 emotions can be used to uniquely identify what a person is experiencing at any moment.
You may be confused about how is this list going to be helpful?
We all can agree that generally, we are not great at understanding what the other person is going through at any particular moment. Having this list of emotions handy can help us avoid a lot of misunderstandings and make our interactions a lot easier.