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Psychology of Emotions


Cognitive and biological approaches to psychology have often been used in understanding how we experience emotions, and how they affect our behavior. In this area, we've put together articles that help to convey some of these theories.

Many thanks to Ian Heath for his contributions, Copyright © 2002 Ian Heath. All Rights Reserved


Psychology of Emotions
Emotion Guide
Emotion Guide

Why do people and animals experience emotions, and what makes us experience different types of emotions. Ian Heath looks at emotional states, the link between the sub-conscious and our feelings.
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Psychology of Emotions
Love and Emotion: How Love Happens

A look at the types of love in relationships between partners, parents and family members, and how gender can affect the like or love we feel for best friends and partners.
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Psychology of Emotions
Attraction

What causes emotional attraction? Are physical attributes the primary factors that determine attraction or is similarity more important?
Attraction ›

Psychology of Emotions
Jealousy Emotion

What happens when we feel jealous of someone else? A look at jealousy as an emotion in various situations.
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Psychology of Emotions
Narcissism Emotion

A look at narcissism, a preoccupation with oneself: what happens when we experience it?
Narcissism Emotion ›

Psychology of Emotions
Anxiety Emotion

A look at the experience of anxiety and its origins.
Anxiety Emotion ›

Psychology of Emotions
Love Emotion

An exploration of the emotion of love from a psychological perspective.
Love Emotion ›

Psychology of Emotions
Pride Emotion

Why do we experience pride and what happens when we do?
Pride Emotion ›

Psychology of Emotions
Vanity Emotion

What are the different types of vanity?
Vanity Emotion ›

Psychology of Emotions
Hate Emotion

What is emotional hatred, why do people experience it and where does it come from?
Hate Emotion ›

Psychology of Emotions
Envy Emotion

What is the experience of envy and how does it differ from jealousy?
Envy Emotion ›

Psychology of Emotions
Guilt Emotion

An exploration of the emotion of guilt and its relationship to self pity.
Guilt Emotion ›

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