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How Emotions Work
     

How Emotions Work

by Jack Katz
 

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ISBN-10: 0226426009

ISBN-13: 9780226426006

Pub. Date: 11/01/2001

Publisher: University of Chicago Press


Road rage on L.A. freeways; the laughter of families at a fun house; a child's temper tantrum; a criminal's interrogation-room breakdown. In How Emotions Work, Jack Katz examines these situations and more, seeking clues to help us understand our emotions, their sources, and the often-surprising ways they lead us to behave.

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Road rage on L.A. freeways; the laughter of families at a fun house; a child's temper tantrum; a criminal's interrogation-room breakdown. In How Emotions Work, Jack Katz examines these situations and more, seeking clues to help us understand our emotions, their sources, and the often-surprising ways they lead us to behave.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226426006
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Edition description:
1
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction1
1Pissed Off in L.A.18
2Families and Funny Mirrors87
3Shameful Moments142
4What Is Crying?175
Fog and Fugue: An Introduction to Two Cryings223
5An Episode of Whining229
6Crying in the Whirlpool: A Murderer Breaks Down under Police Interrogation274
7Mundane Metamorphoses309
Notes345
References381
Index393

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