Phil Rose, PhD Silvan Tomkins describes each of the innate affects as a continuum of intensity. In this way, we recognize that humiliation is the intensified experience of shame. He also points out that shame is not an affect proper,... Read More
Why We All Need to Know About Silvan Tomkins
Tomkins' affect theory explains human emotion, motivation, behavior, and personality elegantly, completely, and convincingly. We owe it to him to test, retest, and apply his theory, so that we might unlock the good it can do and the truth it exposes.