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Affectional action

Affectional action (also, affectual or emotional action) is a social action caused by an emotion (revenge, love, loyalty, etc.). Those actions are taken due to one's emotions, to express personal feelings. For example, cheering after a victory, crying at a funeral would be emotional actions..

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