Handbook of Emotions, Fourth Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2016-08-02
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Recognized as the definitive reference, this handbook brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines to examine one of today's most dynamic areas of research. Coverage encompasses the biological and neuroscientific underpinnings of emotions, as well as developmental, social and personality, cognitive, and clinical perspectives. The volume probes how people understand, experience, express, and perceive affective phenomena and explores connections to behavior and health across the lifespan. Concluding chapters present cutting-edge work on a range of specific emotions. Illustrations include 10 color plates.

New to This Edition
*Chapters on the mechanisms, processes, and influences that contribute to emotions (such as genetics, the brain, neuroendocrine processes, language, the senses of taste and smell).
*Chapters on emotion in adolescence and older age, and in neurodegenerative dementias.
*Chapters on facial expressions and emotional body language.
*Chapters on stress, health, gratitude, love, and empathy.
*Many new authors and topics; extensively revised with the latest theoretical and methodological innovations.

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Author Biography

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.

Michael Lewis, PhD, is University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Director of the Institute for the Study of Child Development at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is also Professor of Psychology, Education, Nursing, Biomedical Engineering, and Social Work at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where he serves on the Executive Committee of the Center for Cognitive Science and is an Associate of the Center for Mathematics, Science and Computer Education. Dr. Lewis is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and is currently in the top 1.5% of scientists referenced in the Social Science Index. He is a recipient of the Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society from the APA, the Hedi Levenback Pioneer Award from the New York Zero-to-Three Network, and the Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Child Development Award from the Society for Research in Child Development. Dr. Lewis has published over 450 journal articles and book chapters and 35 books, including The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life, which won the William James Book Award from APA Division 1 (Society for General Psychology), Social Cognition and the Acquisition of Self, Children's Emotions and Moods, Shame: The Exposed Self, and Altering Fate.

Jeannette M. Haviland-Jones, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Human Emotions Lab at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She has written extensively about emotional development for over 25 years. Her long-time research interests have included lifespan changes in displays of emotion, gender differences in emotions, and the organizing effects of emotion on cognition and on personality. Recently she has initiated research on the chemosensory aspects of emotion communication, including studies on the emotional environment.

Table of Contents

I. Interdisciplinary Perspectives
1. The Philosophy of Emotions, Andrea Scarantino
2. The History of Emotions, Ute Frevert
3. The Sociology of Emotion, Katherine J. Lively & Emi A. Weed
4. Emotions in Music, Literature, and Film, P. N. Johnson-Laird & Keith Oatley
5. Affect in Economic Decision Making, Karolina M. Lempert & Elizabeth A. Phelps
6. Computational Models of Emotion as Psychological Tools, Stacy Marsella & Jonathan Gratch
II. Biological Perspectives
7. From Pleasure to Happiness: “Liking” and “Wanting” in Mind and Brain, Kent C. Berridge & Morten L. Kringelbach
8. Neural Fingerprinting: Meta-Analysis, Variation, and the Search for Brain-Based Essences in the Science of Emotions, Elizabeth Clark-Polner, Tor D. Wager, Ajay B. Satpute, & Lisa Feldman Barrett
9. Emotion and the Autonomic Nervous System, Wendy Berry Mendes
10. Genetic Contributions to Affect and Emotion, Yuliya S. Nikolova, Elena G. Davis, & Ahmad R. Hariri
11. Olfaction: Explicit and Implicit Emotional Processing, Jeannette M. Haviland-Jones, Patricia J. Wilson, & Robin Freyberg
12. Interoception and Emotion: A Neuroanatomical Perspective, A. D. (Bud) Craig
13. The Affect of Taste and Olfaction: The Key to Survival, Linda Bartoshuk and Derek J. Snyder
III. Developmental Perspectives
14. The Development of Facial Expressions: Current Perspectives on Infant Emotions, Linda A. Camras, Serah S. Fatani, Brittney R. Fraumeni, & Michael M. Shuster
15. The Emergence of Human Emotions, Michael Lewis
16. Understanding Emotion, Paul L. Harris, Marc de Rosnay, & Francisco Pons
17. The Development of Children’s Concepts of Emotion, Sherri C. Widen
18. Emotion and Aging, Mara Mather & Allison Ponzio
19. The Interplay of Motivation and Emotion: View from Adulthood and Old Age, Molly Sands, Nhi Ngo, & Derek M. Isaacowitz
20. Emotional Development in Adolescence, Leah H. Somerville
IV. Social and Personality Perspectives
21. Gender and Emotion: Theory, Findings, and Content, Leslie R. Brody, Judith A. Hall, & Lynissa R. Stokes
22. The Cultural Psychology of Emotions, Batja Mesquita, Jozefien De Leersnyder, & Michael Boiger
23. Intergroup Emotions, Eliot R. Smith & Diane M. Mackie
24. Social Functions of Emotion and Emotion Regulation, Agneta H. Fischer & Antony S. R. Manstead
25. Social Pain and Social Pleasure: Two Overlooked but Fundamental Mammalian Emotions?, Naomi I. Eisenberger
26. Emotion Regulation: A Valuation Perspective, Guarav Suri & James J. Gross
27. Expression of Emotion, Dacher Keltner, Jessica Tracy, Disa A. Sauter, Daniel C. Cordaro, and Galen McNeil
28. Emotional Body Perception in the Wild, Beatrice de Gelder
29. Form and Function in Facial Expressive Behavior, Daniel H. Lee & Adam K. Anderson
V. Cognitive Perspectives
30. Emotional Intelligence, Marc A. Brackett, Susan E. Rivers, Michelle C. Bertoli, & Peter Salovey
31. New Light on the Affect–Cognition Connection, Gerald L. Clore & Alexander J. Schiller
32. A Fundamental Role for Conceptual Processing in Emotion, Christine D. Wilson-Mendenhall & Lawrence W. Barsalou
33. Memory and Emotion, Elizabeth A. Kensinger & Daniel L. Schacter
34. Language and Emotion: Putting Words into Feelings and Feelings into Words, Kristen A. Lindquist, Maria Gendron, & Ajay B. Satpute
35. Emotion and Attention, Greg Hajcak Proudfit, Felicia Jackson, Jamie Ferri, & Anna Weinberg
VI. Health-Related Perspectives
36. Emotions and Health, Laura D. Kubzansky & Ashley Winning
37. Neuroendocrine and Neuroimmunological Mechanisms of Emotion, Aric A. Prather
38. Emotion Disturbances as Transdiagnostic Processes in Psychopathology, Anne M. Kring & Jasmine Mote
39. The Clinical Application of Emotion in Psychotherapy, Leslie S. Greenberg
40. Eat, Drink, and Be Sedentary: A Review of Health Behavior’s Effects on Emotions and Affective States, and Implications for Interventions, Elissa Epel, Aric A. Prather, Eli Puterman, & A. Janet Tomiyama
41. Stress and Emotion: Embodied, in Context, and Across the Lifespan, Barbara Ganzel, Jason R. D. Rarick, & Pamela Morris
42. Emotion-Related Symptoms of Neurodegenerative Dementias, Bradford C. Dickerson
VII. Specific Emotions
43. Fear and Anxiety, Kevin S. LaBar
44. Anger, Eddie Harmon-Jones & Cindy Harmon-Jones
45. Self-Conscious Emotions: Embarrassment, Pride, Shame, Guilt, and Hubris, Michael Lewis
46. Disgust, Paul Rozin, Jonathan Haidt, & Clark McCauley
47. Gratitude and Compassion, David DeSteno, Paul Condon, & Leah Dickens
48. Love: Positivity Resonance as a Fresh, Evidence-Based Perspective on an Age-Old Topic, Barbara L. Fredrickson
49. Sadness and Depression, Christian A. Webb & Diego A. Pizzagalli
50. Empathy, Jamil Zaki & Kevin Ochsner
Author Index
Subject Index

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