How a relationship between thinking and feeling may give rise to a variety of human behaviors.

  • Barry O'Connor
  • Published 1991 in
    Genetic, social, and general psychology…

Abstract

In this study, it is proposed that, as a result of evolution and natural selection, human beings experience positive feelings when they succeed in comprehending some aspect of reality and negative feelings when they fail. It is also shown how the relationship between thinking and feeling may give rise to competence and intrinsic motivation, the need for… (More)

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