Emotions are usually thought as being disruptive in social cognition. However, contemporary researchers in psychology and cognitive science emphasize the positive role that emotions play in cognition.

Professor Piotr Winkielman is a psychologist from the Univeristy of California in San Diego. He is a leading authority on social psychology and embodied cognition.

This talk was recorded in San Diego, CA.

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