Handbook of Emotions, Third Edition

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Michael Lewis, Jeannette M. Haviland-Jones, Lisa Feldman Barrett
Guilford Press, Apr 17, 2008 - Psychology - 848 pages
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Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this handbook comprehensively examines all aspects of emotion and its role in human behavior. The editors and contributors are foremost authorities who describe major theories, findings, methods, and applications. The volume addresses the interface of emotional processes with biology, child development, social behavior, personality, cognition, and physical and mental health. Also presented are state-of-the-science perspectives on fear, anger, shame, disgust, positive emotions, sadness, and other distinct emotions. Illustrations include seven color plates.

 

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Contents

INTERDISCIPLINARY FOUNDATIONS
1
Issues of Change and Impact
17
The Sociology of Emotions
32
The Psychologists Point of View
68
The Clinical Application of Emotion in Psychotherapy
88
Emotions Music and Literature
102
The Evolutionary Psychology of the Emotions and Their Relationship
114
The Role of Emotion in Economic Behavior
138
Social Functions of Emotion
456
PERSONALITY ISSUES
469
Temperament and Emotion
485
Emotion Regulation
497
Emotional Complexity
513
COGNITIVE FACTORS
531
Some Ways in Which Positive Affect Influences Decision Making and Problem Solving
548
The Importance of Developmental Online and Multilevel Analyses
574

Emotional Networks in the Brain
159
The Psychophysiology of Emotion
180
Vocal Expressions of Emotion
196
Facial Expressions of Emotion
211
Emotional Information and Challenges in Odors and Semiochemicals
235
The Neuroimaging of Emotion
249
A Neuroanatomical Perspective
272
DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES
289
The Emergence of Human Emotions
304
Childrens Understanding of Emotion
320
The Interface of Emotional Development with Social Context
332
Young Childrens Understanding of Others Emotions
348
Intermodal Emotional Processes in Infancy
364
A Life Course Perspective on Emotional Development
376
Gender and Emotion in Context
395
Ancient and Renewed
409
Intergroup Emotions
428
Empathy and Prosocial Behavior
440
Emotion Concepts
587
Memory and Emotion
601
A Framework for Representing Emotional States
618
How Cognition Shapes Affect into Emotion
628
HEALTH AND EMOTIONS
643
Emotions the Neuroendocrine and Immune Systems and Health
661
The View from Developmental Functionalism
676
Emotion Disturbances as Transdiagnostic Processes in Psychopathology
691
SELECT EMOTIONS
707
The Development of Anger and Hostile Interactions
730
Embarrassment Pride Shame and Guilt
742
Disgust
757
Positive Emotions
777
Sadness and Grief
797
Author Index
811
Subject Index
832
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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, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Lewis has written or edited more than 30 books on developmental psychology, and he was rated as number one in scholarly impact in the field of developmental psychology in a survey published in Developmental Review.˙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.˙Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD, is 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. Her major research focus is on the nature of emotion from social-psychological, psychophysiological, cognitive science, and neuroscience perspectives. Dr. Barrett has published over 120 papers, book chapters, and books. A recipient of prestigious research awards, she is currently Co- Editor in Chief of Emotion Review.

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