Dr. Jessica Tracy is the leading expert on the emotion pride. Before she proved otherwise, it wasn’t even considered an emotion! In the course of over fifteen years of research and testing, Dr. Tracy has found that there is a compelling and exciting story to tell about the science of pride—it’s the story of why humans care so much about developing an identity we feel good about, why we strive to attain status and social rank, and why we are, at times, willing to use aggression and manipulation to get ahead. It’s also the story of how our cultural knowledge is passed on from generation to generation, allowing for major advances over time.
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