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1.v. To have an effect on (‘it affected me’).

2.n. The subjective or evaluative dimension in human experience (see also evaluation; subjectivity). (psychology) Emotion or feeling, mood, or desire which may be reflected nonverbally in affect displays. Psychology has sometimes been divided into the domains of affect, behaviour, and cognition, but affect leaks into all human behaviour and cognition.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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