Quote Originally Posted by Aleksei View Post
You'd have to be very good at compartmentalizing. You have to restrain the pull of emotions, in order to remain objective.

But it is possible to be very pissed off, or grief-stricken or what have you, and still be logical.
This ^.

But I also think it depends on the context in which the emotional intensity is expressed, as well as the nature of the emotional intensity.