• Question: Why do we have emotions?

    Asked by hannah12350 to Angela, Gopal, Hannah, Becky, Vince on 23 Jun 2013.
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      Hannah Little answered on 23 Jun 2013:

      Emotions are useful because they help us function as a society. If you upset or anger me, you know not to do that again. They also help us biologically so things like good health, security and having a partner make us happy, but they’re also very advantageous things from an evolutionary perspective.