The Different Functions of Emotions, Evolution and Reason - Introduction to Psychology - Paul Bloom - Lecture 11 of 20 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Introduction to Psychology

Description: This class is an introduction to the evolutionary analysis of human emotions, how they work, why they exist, and what they communicate. In particular, this lecture discusses three interesting case studies, that of happiness (e.g., smiling), fear and the emotions we feel towards our relatives. Finally, this lecture ends with a brief discussion of babies' emotional responses to their caregivers.