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Understanding emotions

Spanning the field of research on emotions, this book is designed as a textbook for second- and third-year university courses. It ranges across the disciplines, from philosophy and narrative literature through anthropology, evolutionary theory, brain research, psychology and sociology.
Print Book, English, 2000
Blackwell, Malde, Mass, 2000
XXVI, 448 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme 25 cm Illustrationen, Diagramme
9781557864949, 9781557864956, 1557864942, 1557864950
Preface. 1. Approaches to Understanding. 2. Cultural Understanding of Emotions. 3. Evolution of Emotions. 4. What is an Emotion? 5. Brain Mechanisms of Emotion. 6. Development of Emotions. 7. Individual Differences in the Development of Emotionality. 8. Emotions and Psychopathology in Childhood. 9. Functions and Effects of Emotions in Cognition and Persuasion. 10. Emotions and Social Relationships. 11. The Role of Emotions in AdultyPsychopathology. 12. Psychotherapy, Consciousness and Narrative.
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