Understanding Emotions / Edition 1

Understanding Emotions / Edition 1

by Keith Oatley, Jennifer M. Jenkins
     
 

This second edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in emotions and includes the following features: cohesive synthesis of evolutionary and cultural approaches to emotion; new chapters on communication of emotion, bodily changes, and appraisal; increased emphasis on interpersonal implications of emotions, including studies… See more details below

Overview

This second edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research and developments in emotions and includes the following features: cohesive synthesis of evolutionary and cultural approaches to emotion; new chapters on communication of emotion, bodily changes, and appraisal; increased emphasis on interpersonal implications of emotions, including studies of newly discovered expressions and systems of communication; new coverage on moral judgment, individual differences, gene-environment interactions, and positive emotions; new coverage of subjective well-being and pro-social emotions like gratitude and compassion; updated references throughout reflect current research and data, including research on affective neuroscience; and a new design and pedagogical features that include new integrated boxes that depict historical landmarks and historical figures, updated tables, boldfaced terms, and end-of-chapter summaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557864949
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/13/1996
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

1Approaches to understanding emotions3
2Evolution of emotions33
3Cultural understandings of emotions57
4Communication of emotions83
5Bodily changes and emotion115
6Emotions and the brain139
7Appraisal, knowledge, and experience165
8Development of emotions in childhood193
9Emotions in social relationships225
10Emotions and cognition257
11Individual differences and personality291
12Emotions and mental health in childhood321
13Emotions and mental health in adulthood353
14Psychotherapy, consciousness, and well-being385

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