Emotions: A Very Short Introduction

Emotions: A Very Short Introduction

by Dylan Evans
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0192804618

ISBN-13: 9780192804617

Pub. Date: 03/12/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? These are just some of the intriguing questions explored in this guide to the latest thinking about the emotions. Drawing on a wide range of scientific research, from anthropology

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Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? These are just some of the intriguing questions explored in this guide to the latest thinking about the emotions. Drawing on a wide range of scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, Emotion: The Science of Sentiment takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the human heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192804617
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/12/2010
Series:
Very Short Introductions Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
421,709
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1260L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
1. The universal language
2. Why Spock could never have evolved
3. Shortcuts to happiness
4. The head and the heart
5. The computer that cried
References
Further reading
Index

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