Emotional Inertia is a term used to describe the tendency of a person in a given
emotional state to stay in motion in order to avoid dealing with the emotional issue until an outside force is experienced.
Emotional inertia is an extension of the concept of
cognitive dissonance. Emotional inertia focuses on an external locusof responsibility.
Critics of film director
Stanley Kubrickrefer to the emotional inertia in his film " Eyes Wide Shut"Fact|date=February 2007.
* [http://www.science.ca/askascientist/viewquestion.php?qID=2010 Science.ca Q&A @ Inertia]
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