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Wozu haben wir Emotionen?

  • Peter Michael Bak
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Part of the Angewandte Psychologie Kompakt book series (APK)

Zusammenfassung

Wie öde wäre ein Leben ohne Emotionen, ohne das überwältigende Gefühl der Freude bei der Geburt des eigenen Kindes oder den Schmerz beim Verlust einer geliebten Person. Andere Ereignisse lassen uns dagegen kalt, wir empfinden keine Regung. Offensichtlich sagen uns Emotionen etwas über die Bedeutsamkeit von Ereignissen. Sie verändern dabei gleichzeitig die Art und Weise, wie wir die Umwelt wahrnehmen. Wir kennen das alle: Sind wir traurig, erscheint uns die Welt grau und wir kommen nur schlecht auf positive Gedanken. Sind wir dagegen glücklich, dann sieht die Welt ganz anders aus, unsere Gedanken und Gefühle sprudeln nur so aus uns heraus. Irgendwie begleiten uns Emotionen permanent, in dem was wir tun und erleben. Welche Funktion haben sie?

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Michael Bak
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  1. 1.Psychology SchoolHochschule FreseniusKölnDeutschland

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