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Volitional processes

Will - a person's ability to regulate its activity, subordinating it to conscious decisions. Willpower is not only conscious motivation activity, but also the ability to inhibit the activity, to give up something.


Emotions - is biased directly experience the sense of life events and situations. Emotions arose in phylogeny as a signal of the biological condition of the body after various influences on it, and are now the form of specific experience that enables individuals to make individual, focusing on them, the necessary steps, the appropriateness of which for him is unclear. But these actions provide vital requirements. Thus, the negative emotions that accompany hunger, make us look for ways to meet this demand, which in turn is aimed at preserving the normal functioning of the body.

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