Lecture 11 - Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Emotions, Part I
recorded by: Yale University
published: Oct. 7, 2009, recorded: March 2007, views: 5663
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This class is an introduction to the evolutionary analysis of human emotions, how they work, why they exist, and what they communicate. In particular, this lecture discusses three interesting case studies, that of happiness (e.g., smiling), fear and the emotions we feel towards our relatives. Finally, this lecture ends with a brief discussion of babies' emotional responses to their caregivers.
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