9780495912880

Emotion

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495912880

  • ISBN10:

    0495912883

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Have you ever wondered about the basis of human emotion? This book presents the most recent research in the area and provides readers with in-depth coverage of how topics such as neuroscience, culture, and development relate to the study of emotion. Using an accessible and friendly writing style, this psychology book reflects new thinking about the area of emotion and encourages readers to think critically about this topic.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: the Nature of Emotion
Evolution of Emotion
Culture and Emotion
Emotion and the Body: Autonomic Nervous System and Hormones
Emotion and the Brain: the Central Nervous System
Emotion Regulation
Fear and Anxiety
Anger, Disgust, and Contempt
Love
Happiness and the Positive Emotions
The Self-Conscious Emotions
Development of Emotion
Emotion and Personality
Effects of Emotion on Cognition
Emotion in Clinical Psychology
Epilogue
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