Lecture 12 - Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Emotions, Part II
recorded by: Yale University
published: Oct. 7, 2009, recorded: March 2007, views: 5143
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Professor Bloom continues the discussion of emotions as useful evolutionary adaptations for dealing with our social environment. In particular, this lecture describes evolutionary explanations for several important emotional responses, such as the love between parents and their offspring, the gratitude we feel towards cooperative behaviors, the spite we feel for cheaters, and the cultural differences in feelings of revenge.
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