Human Emotions: A Reader

Overview

This illuminating collection provides a foundation to the fast-growing field of empirical and theoretical research on emotions. Classic writings from Darwin, James, and Freud are included along with articles from contemporary research literature. This thought-provoking book covers a range of topics including the cross-cultural, biological, social, developmental, and clinical areas. 10 photos. 30 line drawings.
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Overview

This illuminating collection provides a foundation to the fast-growing field of empirical and theoretical research on emotions. Classic writings from Darwin, James, and Freud are included along with articles from contemporary research literature. This thought-provoking book covers a range of topics including the cross-cultural, biological, social, developmental, and clinical areas. 10 photos. 30 line drawings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631207474
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/16/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 3.94 (w) x 9.84 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Jennifer M. Jenkins is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Child Study, University of Toronto.

Keith Oatley is Professor of Applied Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto.

Nancy L. Stein is Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Introduction 1
Pt. I History and Culture 5
1 The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (second edition, edited by Francis Darwin) 13
2 The Principles of Psychology 21
3 Studies on Hysteria 30
4 Emotion and Adaptation 38
5 Never in Anger: Portrait of an Eskimo family 45
6 A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Romantic Love 55
7 Constants across Culture in the Face and Emotion 63
8 What does a Facial Expression Mean? 73
Pt. II Evolution and Processes 79
9 The Communicative Theory of Emotions 84
10 The Emotional Brain 98
11 Emotion and Affective Style 112
12 Somatic Markers and the Guidance of Behavior 122
Pt. III The Development of Emotions in Infancy, the Development of Children's Understanding of Emotions, and Individual Differences in Emotionality 137
13 Facial Patterning and Infant Emotional Expression 146
14 Self Development and Self-conscious Emotions 158
15 Family Talk about Feeling States and Children's Later Understanding of Others' Emotions 168
16 Biological Bases of Childhood Shyness 184
17 Moving against the World 197
18 Script Theory: Differential Magnification of Affects 209
19 Marital Disharmony and Children's Behavior Problems 219
Pt. IV Functions of Emotions in Society and in the Individual 237
20 Experiments in Group Conflict 245
21 The Roles of Conflict Engagement, Escalation, and Avoidance in Marital Interaction 253
22 The Laws of Emotion 270
23 Positive Affect Facilitates Creative Problem Solving 288
24 Biases in Emotional Processing 298
25 Emotional Intelligence 313
Pt. V Emotional Disorders in Childhood and Adulthood 321
26 Antisocial Boys 330
27 Loss, Humiliation, and Entrapment among Women Developing Depression 337
28 Appraisal and Goal Processes as Predictors of Psychological Well-being in Bereaved Caregivers 352
29 Disclosure of Traumas and Immune Function 373
30 Recent Developments in Expressed Emotion and Schizophrenia 387
Index 399
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