Psychologist Nicholas Humphrey has proposed that our ability to awe was biologically selected for by evolution because it imbues our lives with sense of cosmic significance that has resulted in a species that works harder not just to survive but to flourish and thrive.
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After watching this, also check out this video "Why Awe Is Such an Important Emotion" by Dacher Keltner. He is director of the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) and professor at UC Berkeley, gives an overview of the young science of awe, from how it's expressed to its benefits for health and well-being.
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