Emotional consequences of alternatives to reality: Feeling is for doing

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30 (5-6):469-470 (2007)

Abstract

When creating alternatives to reality, people often feel emotions in response to these imaginary worlds. I argue that these emotions serve an important purpose. They signal how the world could have been better and prioritize actions to bring this better world about

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The Emotions.Nico H. Frijda - 1986 - Cambridge University Press.

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