Positive emotions and the right parietal cortex.

  • Paul C Horton
  • Published 1988 in The Psychiatric clinics of North America


The achievement of a state of solace is a developmental necessity to the unfolding of the capacity for positive emotions. In addition, solace is a significant subjective component of noninstinctual feelings such as love, joy, gratitude, and rapture. Pure solace is experienced primarily in relation to the sense of self, whereas the solace derivatives connect… (More)


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@article{Horton1988PositiveEA, title={Positive emotions and the right parietal cortex.}, author={Paul C Horton}, journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America}, year={1988}, volume={11 3}, pages={461-74} }