Emotions, Interest, Motivation

Emotions, moods and affects – What’s the difference?


Happiness, anger, love, guilt,…  Who doesn’t know them? They all belong to what we call emotions, but what exactly are emotions and, without naming examples, how would we define them? One possible definition could be as follows:

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Cognition, Decision Making, Emotions, Motivation

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Have you ever wondered what makes us work the way we do? For instance, right after switching off the alarm and getting up, who hasn’t had the feeling of going on ‘autopilot’ at times, when having a shower, getting dressed and preparing breakfast, but why do we get grumpy if we then don’t get our beloved cup of coffee because we forgot to buy coffee the previous day?

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