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The Cambridge handbook of human affective neuroscience

Author: Jorge Armony; Patrik Vuilleumier
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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This handbook is the only single volume to capture the current range of neuroscience approaches to human emotion.

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Cambridge Handbook of Human Affective Neuroscience
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Armony; Patrik Vuilleumier
ISBN: 9780511843716 0511843712 9781107308466 1107308461
OCLC Number: 940082893
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 06 Mar 2013).
Outstanding Questions and Future Directions.
Description: 1 online resource (696 p.)
Contents: Definitions of Emotion and the Origin of Current ModelsA Typical Definition of Emotion; Emotions Are Multicomponent Phenomena; Emotions Are Two-Step Processes (Emotion Elicitation and Emotional Response); Emotions Have Relevant Objects; Emotions Have a Brief Duration Compared with Other Affective Phenomena; Theories of Emotion and Emotion Components; Is Emotion an Expression?; Is Emotion an Action Tendency?; Is Emotion a Bodily Reaction?; Is Emotion a Feeling?; Is Emotion a Cognition?; Conclusion: Investigating the Human Brain to Test Models of Emotion. Outstanding Questions and Future DirectionsSection II Measuring Emotional Responses; Chapter 2 Objective and Subjective Measurements in Affective Science; Objective versus Subjective Measures; Objective Measures; Respiration; Facial Muscle Activity; Autonomic Activity; Central Nervous System Measures; Subjective Measures; Self-Report; Self-Report of Ones Own Emotional Awareness; Classification of Emotions; Limitations to Measurement and Research Solutions; Limitations of Subjective Measures; Linguistic and Phenomenological Limitations of Subjective Measures. Bridging the Gap between Objective and Subjective ObservationsMerging Measures: Neurophenomenology; Conclusion: Objective and Subjective Measures; Outstanding Questions; Chapter 3 A Two-Way Road; Definitions of Emotion; Anatomy and Central Control of the Autonomic Nervous System; Anatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System; Central Autonomic Network; Efferent Effects of Autonomic Nervous System Activity in Emotion; The Autonomic Nervous System and Patterned Physiological Responses; Functional Architecture of the Autonomic Nervous System. What Is the Relationship between Physiological Responses and Emotion?Patterned Autonomic Responses to Distinct Emotions; Fear; Anger; Disgust; Sadness; Happiness; Summary of Findings; Afferent Effects of Autonomic Nervous System Activity in Emotion; Visceral Afferent Neurons; Role of Peripheral-Physiological Responses in Emotional Feelings; Practical Implications, Future Challenges, and Outstanding Questions; How Many Channels of Physiological Activity Should Be Measured?; What Are the Roles of Physical and Psychological Context?; What Is the Role of Physiological Context?; Conclusion.
Responsibility: edited by Jorge Armony, Patrik Vuilleumier.
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