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Unformatted text preview: emotional release. In psychology, the catharsis hypothesis maintains that releasing aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges Feel-Good, Do-Good, Phenomenon peoples tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood Subjective Well-Being self perceived happiness or satisfaction with life. Used along with measures with life. Used along with measures of objective well-being (for example, physical and economic indicators) to evaluate peoples quality of life Adaptation-Level Phenomenon our tendency to form judgments (of sounds, of lights, of income) relative to a neutral level defined by our prior experience Relative Deprivation the perception that one is worse off relative to those with whom one compares oneself...
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