Chapter 11 discusses about human emotion and motivation."what moves us?""What causes our feelings?""Our wants and needs"First of all,the textbook introduces us some theories of emotion such as discrete emotion theories,cognitive theories of emotion,James-Lange theory of emotion Cannon-Bard theory of emotion and so on.we can guess other people's emotion through their words in our daily life,but we can also see it from other's nonverbal expression including facial expressions,gestures,postures,etc.some times,we may also tell who is lying and who is not by observing and judging from people's nonverbal expression of emotion and I think it is the most interesting part in this chapter.
Second,the textbook also talks about happiness and self-esteem."What happiness is good for""What makes us happy"This part mentions about positive psychology and defensive pessimism as well as how to identify common myths and realities about happiness and self-esteem.
Third,about motivation,the textbook explains its basic principles and theories,the determinants of hunger,weight gain and obesity,the symptoms of bulimia and anorexia and so on.
Lastly,the book also teach us the principles and factors that guide attraction and relationship formation and the major types of love and the elements of love and hate.