RATIONALITY OF EMOTIONS

Rationality of emotion proposed that emotions show a logical bent in that they follow from appraisal made by the individual just as logical conclusions follow from premises. This view reflects the work of U.S. psychologist Richard S. Lazarus and Canadian-British psychologist Ronald B. De Sousa.

RATIONALITY OF EMOTIONS: "According to some, there is a rationality to emotions."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RATIONALITY OF EMOTIONS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rationality-of-emotions/ (accessed August 19, 2019).
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