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Emotions are
psychological state A mental state is a state of mind that an agent is in. Most simplistically, a mental state is a mental condition. It is a relation that connects the agent with a proposition. Several of these states are a combination of mental representation A men ...
s brought on by
neurophysiological Neurophysiology is the study of nerve cells (neurones) as they receive and transmit information. It is a branch of physiology and neuroscience that focuses on the functioning of the nervous system. The word originates from the Ancient Greek, Greek w ...
changes, variously associated with thoughts, feelings, behavioural responses, and a degree of
pleasure Pleasure refers to experience that feels good, that involves the enjoyment of something. It contrasts with pain Pain is a distressing feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli. The defines pain as "an unpleasant sensory and emo ...
or
displeasure {{Short pages monitor * Konstantinos V. Petrides – Greek-British psychologist who specializes in emotion, personality, psychometrics, and philosophy of mind. professor of psychology and psychometrics at
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Jesse Prinz Jesse J. Prinz is a Distinguished Professor of philosophy Philosophy (from , ) is the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about reason, Metaphysics, existence, Epistemology, knowledge, Ethics, values, Philosophy o ...
– American philosopher who specializes in emotion, moral psychology, aesthetics and consciousness * James A. Russell (born 1947) – American psychologist who developed or co-developed the PAD theory of environmental impact, circumplex model of affect, prototype theory of emotion concepts, a critique of the hypothesis of universal recognition of emotion from facial expression, concept of , developmental theory of differentiation of emotion concepts, and, more recently, the theory of the psychological construction of emotion *
Klaus Scherer Klaus Rainer Scherer (born 1943) is former Professor of Psychology Psychology is the scientific Science () is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge Knowledge is a familiarity or awareness, of someone or so ...
(born 1943) – Swiss psychologist and director of the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences in Geneva; he specializes in the psychology of emotion *
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(born 1940) – English–Canadian philosopher who specializes in the philosophy of emotions, philosophy of mind and philosophy of biology * Jonathan H. Turner (born 1942) – American sociologist from the
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, who is a general sociological theorist with specialty areas including the sociology of emotions, ethnic relations, social institutions, social stratification, and bio-sociology * (born 1946) – authored a book titled ''The Geopolitics of Emotion'' focusing on emotions related to globalization


See also

* Affect measures *
Affective forecasting Affective forecasting (also known as hedonic forecasting, or the hedonic forecasting mechanism) is the prediction of one's affect (emotion Emotions are biological states associated with all of the nerve systems brought on by neurophysiological ...
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Emotion and memory Emotion Emotions are biological states associated with all of the nerve systems brought on by neurophysiological changes variously associated with thoughts, feelings, behavioural responses, and a degree of pleasure or suffering, displeasure. ...
* '' Emotion Review'' *
Emotional intelligence Emotional intelligence (EI) is most often defined as the ability to perceive, use, understand, manage, and handle emotions. People with high emotional intelligence can recognize Recognition may refer to: *Award, something given in recognition of ...

Emotional intelligence
* Emotional isolation *
Emotions in virtual communicationEmotions in virtual communication differ in a variety of ways from those in face-to-face interactions due to the characteristics of computer-mediated communication Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is defined as any human communication that occu ...
* Facial feedback hypothesis *
Fuzzy-trace theoryFuzzy-trace theory (FTT) is a theory of cognition Cognition () refers to "the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses". It encompasses many aspects of intellectual functions an ...
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Group emotionGroup emotion refers to the moods, emotion Emotions are biological states associated with all of the nerve systems brought on by neurophysiological changes variously associated with thoughts, feelings, behavioural responses, and a degree of plea ...
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Moral emotionsMoral emotions are a variety of Social emotions, social emotion that are involved in forming and communicating moral judgments and decisions, and in motivating behavioral responses to one's own and others' moral behavior. Background Moral reasoning ...
* Social sharing of emotions *
Two-factor theory of emotion The two-factor theory of emotion states that emotion Emotions are biological states associated with all of the nerve systems brought on by neurophysiological changes variously associated with thoughts, feelings, behavioural responses, and a deg ...


References


Further reading

* Dana Sugu & Amita Chaterje
"Flashback: Reshuffling Emotions"
''International Journal on Humanistic Ideology'', Vol. 3 No. 1, Spring–Summer 2010. * Cornelius, R. (1996). ''The science of emotion''. New Jersey:
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. * * * González, Ana Marta (2012). The Emotions and Cultural Analysis. Burlington, VT : Ashgate. * Ekman, P. (1999).
Basic Emotions
. In: T. Dalgleish and M. Power (Eds.). ''Handbook of Cognition and Emotion''. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Sussex, UK:. * (1986). ''The Emotions''. Maison des Sciences de l'Homme an
Cambridge University Press
* * Hogan, Patrick Colm. (2011)
''What Literature Teaches Us about Emotion''
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. * Hordern, Joshua. (2013)
''Political Affections: Civic Participation and Moral Theology''
Oxford: Oxford University Press. * LeDoux, J.E. (1986). The neurobiology of emotion. Chap. 15 in J.E. LeDoux & W. Hirst (Eds.) ''Mind and Brain: dialogues in cognitive neuroscience''. New York: Cambridge. * Mandler, G. (1984). ''Mind and Body: Psychology of emotion and stress''. New York: Norton
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* Nussbaum, Martha C. (2001) ''Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions.'' Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. * Plutchik, R. (1980). A general psychoevolutionary theory of emotion. In R. Plutchik & H. Kellerman (Eds.), ''Emotion: Theory, research, and experience: Vol. 1. Theories of emotion'' (pp. 3–33). New York: Academic. * Roberts, Robert. (2003). ''Emotions: An Essay in Aid of Moral Psychology.'' Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. * * * Solomon, R. (1993). ''The Passions: Emotions and the Meaning of Life''. Indianapolis:
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. * * b:Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience/Motivation and Emotion, Wikibook Cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience * Dror Green (2011). "Emotional Training, the art of creating a sense of a safe place in a changing world". Bulgaria: Books, Publishers and the Institute of Emotional Training.


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