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PSY/355: Motivational Processes in Human Psychology


Psychologists say that emotions are a combination of cognition, feeling, and actions. Learn the purpose of emotions and how the brain works. Fact: blueberries trigger new brain cells.
Daniel Goleman
Motivation is the third part of emotional intelligence. Emotions motivate individuals towards goals. Optimism is an important motivator. The difference between an optimist and a pessimist is what the person tells themself when faced with an obstacle.
people on their way to work
A group of Roma women begin a cleaning shift. They describe Maria Jose as a role model: through her beliefs in gender equality and ethnic integration, she inspires them to strive for a better life.

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