Handbook of Affective Sciences / Edition 1

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Overview


This volume is a comprehensive roadmap to the burgeoning area of affective sciences, which now spans several disciplines. The Handbook brings together, for the first time, the various strands of inquiry and latest research in the scientific study of the relationship between the mechanisms of the brain and the psychology of mind.
In recent years, scientists have made considerable advances in understanding how brain processes shape emotions and are changed by human emotion. Drawing on a wide range of neuroimaging techniques, neuropsychological assessment, and clinical research, scientists are beginning to understand the biological mechanisms for emotions. As a result, researchers are gaining insight into such compelling questions as: How do people experience life emotionally? Why do people respond so differently to the same experiences? What can the face tell us about internal states? How does emotion in significant social relationships influence health? Are there basic emotions common to all humans?
This volume brings together the most eminent scholars in the field to present, in sixty original chapters, the latest research and theories in the field. The book is divided into ten sections: Neuroscience; Autonomic Psychophysiology; Genetics and Development; Expression; Components of Emotion; Personality; Emotion and Social Processes; Adaptation, Culture, and Evolution; Emotion and Psychopathology; and Emotion and Health.
This major new volume will be an invaluable resource for researchers that will define affective sciences for the next decade.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195126013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Series: Series in Affective Science
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1230
  • Product dimensions: 11.30 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard J. Davidson is the William James and Vilas Research Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and the Director of the Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin.

Klaus R. Scherer is emeritus professor of Emotion Psychology at the University of Geneva. He is the director of both the Geneva Interfaculty Center for Affective Sciences and the Swiss National Competence Center on Research on the Affective Sciences.

H. Hill Goldsmith is the Leona Tyler Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin.

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Table of Contents

Contributors Introduction
Part I. Neuroscience
1. Introduction: Neuroscience, Richard J. Davidson, Klaus R. Scherer, and H. Hill Goldsmith
2. Parsing the Subcomponents of Emotion and Disorders of Emotion: Perspectives from Affective Neuroscience, Richard J. Davidson, Diego Pizzagalli, Jack B. Nitschke, and Ned H. Kalin
3. Comparing the Emotional Brains of Humans and Other Animals, Kent C. Berridge
4. Emotional Learning Circuits in Animals and Humans, Kevin S. LaBar and Joseph E. LeDoux
5. The Contributions of the Lesion Method to the Functional Neuroanatomy of Emotion, Antonio R. Damasio, Ralph Adolphs, and H. Damasio
6. Emotion and Memory: Central and Peripheral Contributions, James L. McGaugh and Larry Cahill
7. Fundamental Neuroimaging of Depression: A Role for Medial Prefrontal Cortex, Rebecca Elliot and Raymond J. Dolan Part II. Autonomic Psychophysiology
8. Introduction: Autonomic Psychophysiology, Gerhard Stemmler
9. The Autonomic Nervous System and Its Coordination by the Brain, Wilfrid Janig
10. Motivational Organization of Emotions: Autonomic Changes, Cortical Responses, and Reflex Modulation, Alfons O. Hamm, Harald T. Schupp, and Almut I. Weike
11. Autonomic Specificity and Emotion, Robert W. Levenson
12. Methodological Considerations in the Psychophysiological Study of Emotion, Gerhard Stemmler
13. On the Autonomaticity of Autonomic Responses in Emotion: an Evolutionary Perspective, Arne Öhman, Stefan Wiens
14. Emotional Modulation of Selective Attention: Behavioral and Psychophysiological Measures, Kenneth Hugdahl, Kjell M. Stormark
Part III. Genetics and Development
15. Introduction: Genetics and Development, H. Hill Goldsmith
16. Genetics of Emotional Development, H. Hill Goldsmith
17. Behavioral Inhibition as a Temperamental Category, Jerome Kagan
18. Emotional Development in Early Childhood: a Social Relationship Perspective, Judy Dunn
19. Emotional Development During Infancy, Claire B. Kopp, Susan J. Neufeld
20. Dynamic Development of Component Systems of Emotions: Pride, Shame, and Guilt in China and the United States, Michael F. Mascolo, Kurt W. Fischer, and Jin Li
Part IV. Expression of Emotion
21. Introduction: Expression of Emotion, Dacher Keltner and Paul Ekman
22. Facial Expression of Emotion, Dacher Keltner, Paul Ekman, Gian C. Gonzaga, and Jennifer Beer
23. Vocal Expression of Emotion, Klaus R. Scherer, Tom Johnstone, and Gundrun Klasmeyer
24. Expression of Emotion in Nonhuman Animals, Charles T. Snowdon
25. Creative Expression and Communication of Emotions in the Visual and Narrative Arts, Keith Oatley
26. Emotional Expression in Music, Alf Gabrielsson and Patrik N. Juslin
27. Language and Emotion, Judy Reilly and Laura Seibert
Part V. Cognitive Components of Emotion
28. Introduction: Cognitive Components of Emotion, Klaus R. Scherer
29. Appraisal Processes in Emotion, Phoebe C. Ellsworth and Klaus R. Scherer
30. Affective Influences on Attitudes and Judgments, Joseph P. Forgas
31. The Role of Affect in Decision Making, George Loewenstein and Jennifer S. Lerner
32. Remembering Emotional Events: a Social Cognitive Neuroscience Approach, Kevin N. Ochsner, and Daniel L. Schacter
33. Information Processing Approaches to Emotion, Tim Dalgleish
Part VI. Personality
34. Introduction: Personality, H. Hill Goldsmith and Richard J. Davidson
35. Information Processing Approaches to Individual Differences in Emotional Reactivity, Douglas Derryberry and Marjorie A. Reed
36. Individual Differences in Emotional Reactions and Coping, Heinz W. Krohne
37. Emotion and Life-Span Personality Development, Laura L. Carstensen, Susan T. Charles, Derek M. Isaacowitz, and Quinn Kennedy
Part VII. Emotion and Social Processes
38. Introduction: Emotion and Social Processes, Peter Salovey
39. Emotional Factors in Attitudes and Persuasion, Richard E. Petty, Leandre R. Fabrigar, and Duane T. Wegener
40. The Self and Emotion: The Role of Self-Reflection in the Generation and Regulation of Affective Experience, Mark R. Leary
41. Affect and Prosocial Responding, Nancy Eisenberg, Sandy Losoya, and Tracy Spinrad
42. Affect, Aggression, and Antisocial Behavior, Leonard Berkowitz
43. Two Types of Relationship Closeness and Their Influence on People's Emotional Lives, Margaret S. Clark and Ian Brissette
Part VIII. Evolutionary and Cultural Perspectives on Affect
44. Introduction: Evolutionary and Cultural Perspectives on Affect, Paul Rozin
45. The Moral Emotions, Jonathan Haidt
46. Emotions as Dynamic Cultural Phenomena, Batja Mesquita
47. Adaptive Rationality and the Moral Emotions, Robert H. Frank
Part IX. Emotion and Psychopathology
48. Introduction: Emotion and Psychopathology, Robert M. Post
49. Response Modulation and Emotion Processing: Implications for Psychopathy and Other Dysregulatory Psychopathology, Joseph P. Newman and Amanda R. Lorenz
50. Physiological and Pharmacological Induction of Affect, Terence A. Ketter, Po W. Wang, Anna Lembke, and Nadia Sachs
51. Neuroimaging and the Neurobiology of Anxiety Disorders, Scott L. Rauch
52. Cognitive Biases in Emotional Disorders: Information Processing and Social-Cognitive Perspectives, Susan Mineka, Eshkol Rafaeli, and Iftah Yovel
53. The Neurobiology of Affiliation: Implications for Autism, Thomas R. Insel
54. Neurobiology of Depressive Disorders, Steven J. Garlow and Charles B. Nemeroff
Part X. Emotion and Health
55. Introduction: Emotion and Health, John T. Cacioppo
56. Emotional Expression and Cancer Progression, Janine Giese-Davis and David Spiegel
57. The Role of Emotion on Pathways to Positive Health, Carol D. Ryff and Burton H. Singer
58. Bottom-Up: Implications for Neurobehavioral Models of Anxiety and Autonomic Regulation, Gary G. Berntson, John T. Cacioppo, and Martin Sarter
59. Stress and Affect: Applicability of the Concepts of Allostasis and Allostatic Load, Bruce S. McEwen and Teresa Seeman
Index

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