Why Do Hurt Feelings Hurt?
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior
Taught by Professor Mark Leary | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Examine why the saying “it hurt my feelings” is more than just an expression. Here, you’ll learn about the causes of hurt feelings (including criticism, betrayal, and teasing); the evolutionary purpose of being hurt by rejection; and the intricate links between physical pain and social pain.