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ISBN-13: 9781593854584
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 01/10/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD, is University Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Northeastern University, with research appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and is a faculty member at the MGH Center for Law, Brain and Behavior. Dr. Barrett’s research focuses on the nature of emotion from both psychological and neuroscience perspectives, and incorporates insights from anthropology, philosophy, linguistics, and the history of psychology. She is the recipient of a Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health, among numerous other awards, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Association for Psychological Science. She was a founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Emotion Review and cofounder of the Society for Affective Science. Dr. Barrett has published more than 170 papers and book chapters.

Paula M. Niedenthal, PhD, is Director of Research in the National Centre for Scientific Research and is a member of the Laboratory in Social and Cognitive Psychology at Blaise Pascal University, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Author of more than 65 academic articles and chapters and several books, Dr. Niedenthal is a fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and is currently at work on a textbook on the study of emotion in social psychology.

Piotr Winkielman, PhD, is an associate professor of psychology at the University of California-San Diego. Dr. Winkielman's current research focuses on the relations among emotion, cognition, body, and consciousness using psychological and psychophysiological approaches. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Alliance for Autism Research, and he has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Lisa Feldman Barrett, Paula M. Niedenthal, and Piotr Winkielman
I. Cognition and Emotion
2. Embodiment in the Acquisition and Use of Emotion Knowledge, Paula M. Niedenthal, Lawrence W. Barsalou, François Ric, and Silvia Krauth-Gruber
3. The Interaction of Emotion and Cognition: Insights from Studies of the Human Amygdala, Elizabeth A. Phelps
4. Affect and the Resolution of Cognitive Control Dilemmas, Jeremy R. Gray, Alexandre Schaefer, Todd S. Braver, and Steven B. Most
II. Unconscious Emotional Processing: Perception of Visual Stimuli
5. Caught by the Evil Eye: Nonconscious Information Processing, Emotion, and Attention to Facial Stimuli, Daniel Lundqvist and Arne Öhman
6. Nonconscious Emotions: New Findings and Perspectives on Nonconscious Facial Expression Recognition and Its Voice and Whole-Body Contexts, Beatrice de Gelder
7. Visual Emotion Perception: Mechanisms and Processes, Anthony P. Atkinson and Ralph Adolphs
III. Unconscious Emotional Behavior
8. Conscious and Unconscious Emotion in Nonlinguistic Vocal Communication, Michael J. Owren, Drew Rendall, and Jo-Anne Bachorowski
9. Behavior Systems and the Contextual Control of Anxiety, Fear, and Panic, Mark E. Bouton
IV. The Experience of Emotion
10. Emotion Experience and the Indeterminacy of Valence, Louis C. Charland
11. Feeling Is Perceiving: Core Affect and Conceptualization in the Experience of Emotion, Lisa Feldman Barrett
V. Perspectives On the Conscious–Unconscious Debate
12. Emotion Processes Considered from the Perspective of Dual-Process Models, Eliot R. Smith and Roland Neumann
13. Unconscious Processes in Emotion: The Bulk of the Iceberg, Klaus R. Scherer
14. Emotion, Behavior, and Conscious Experience, Piotr Winkielman, Kent Berridge, and Julie Wilbarger
15. Emotions, Embodiment, and Awareness, Jesse J. Prinz
16. Seven Sins in the Study of Unconscious Affect, Gerald L. Clore, Justin Storbeck, Michael D. Robinson, and David B. Centerbar


Social and personality psychologists, cognitive neuroscientists, and other researchers and students interested in emotions. May serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses.

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