Functional Accounts of Emotion A Special Issue of the Journal Cognition and Emotion by James J. Gross

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  • Psychology,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Emotions,
  • Mental Health,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology

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Number of Pages160
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ISBN 100863776442
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Functional accounts of emotions / D. Keltner --Intrapersonal functions of emotions / R. Levenson --Social functions of emotions at four levels of analysis / D. Keltner --The developmental functions of emotions / J.A.A. Abe --Emotion regulation / J.J. Gross --Emotions and psychopathology / A.M.

Dring and J. Bachorowski --Negative affect and. perspectives, major elements, and possible divergences of functional accounts of emotions. DEFINING EMOTION We de® ne emotions as episodic, relatively short-term, biologically based patterns of perception, experience, physiology, action, and communication that occur in response to speci® c physical and social challenges and by: Functional Accounts of Emotion by James J.

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Social Functions of Emotion and Talking About Emotion at Work Contrasting social functional accounts of emotion and how society Social Functions of Emotion and Talking. About Emotion at W. The word "emotion" dates back towhen it was adapted from the French word émouvoir, which means "to stir up".The term emotion was introduced into academic discussion as a catch-all term to passions, sentiments and affections.

The word emotion was coined in the Functional Accounts of Emotion book s by Thomas Brown and it is around the s that the modern concept of emotion first emerged for English Language. This authoritative volume provides a comprehensive road map of the important and rapidly growing field of emotion regulation.

Each of the 30 chapters in this handbook reviews the current state of knowledge on the topic at hand, describes salient research methods, /5(13). A book that does what it says, offers an encyclopaedia of human emotions, and one that balances intelligence with readability.

Watt Smith is very good at teasing open linked emotions and showing their subtle differences/5. structuresthattheydo(Averill,).Second,inparttoaddresswhy humanshaveemotions,functionalaccountspositthatemotionsaresolu-tionstospeci.

functional accounts help circumvent definitional ambiguities that arise vis-à-vis diverging ontological and epistemological assumptions about the question “what is an emotion?” (contrast e.g.

In terms of emotion, nostalgic experience is relatively complex, eliciting both negative and positive emotional responses. These emotions do not necessarily compete with one another, but often combine to produce the bittersweet experience that nostalgia is commonly described as exhibiting Functional Accounts of Emotion book & Havlena, ; Sedikides et al., ).

Definitions []. Aggression: Aggression is a motor behaviour that is expressed as a physical action intended to hurt or harm another person, or to destroy a property (Kassinove & Tafrate, ). Anger: An emotion usually triggered in response to situations that are perceived as threatening, harmful, unjust (Keltner & Gross, ) or an obstacle (Reeve, ), eliciting behaviours that are seen.

Functional accounts of emotion argue that emotions arise from specific environmental conditions or problems, and serve to organize responses to those conditions [24,25,26,27,28]. Generally, emotions reflect the current status of progress toward a goal and give information about how well or poorly one is by: Functional accounts of emotion argue that emotions arise from specific environmental conditions or problems, and serve to organize responses to those conditions [24,25,26,27,28].

Generally, emotions reflect the current status of progress toward a goal and give Cited by: Emotion: Theory, Research, and Experience, Volume 1: Theories of Emotion, presents broad theoretical perspectives representing all major schools of thought in the study of the nature of emotion.

The contributions contained in the book are characterized under three major headings - evolutionary context, psychophysiological context, and dynamic. theindividualofhisorherlowersocialstatus(Tangney,Miller,Flicker,& Barlow,).Ascompellingastheseclaimsseem,fewempiricalstudies havedirectlyexaminedwhetherspeci File Size: KB.

This Editorial reviews the challenges and advantages posed by a functional perspective on the relationships among emotion, behavior, and cognition. We identify the core themes among the articles published as part of this Special Issue.

The articles generally address two important questions: (1) are emotions functional and what is their impact on behavioral and cognitive processes, and (2) how Cited by: 6. The cognitive neuroscience of emotion needs to link broad functional accounts with algorithmic ones, aiming to provide computational accounts of what emotions do and how they do it (see Bach & Dayan, ).

Such accounts can then be used to propose neurobiologically testable hypotheses; and of course, the neuroscience findings will help. Evolutionary psychology tries to provide precisely such functional accounts of emotion states (Tooby and Cosmides, ), including not only accounts for emotions like fear and disgust, but also for social emotions: these serve functional roles in regulating our social behavior (Sznycer et al., ).

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contains contributions by leading researchers the field. Function of Emotion: Introduction. Gerrod Parrott. Pages Published online: 31 Aug Functional Accounts of Emotions. Dacher Keltner et al. Cognition & Emotion.

Vol - Issue 5 book review. The Political Nature of the Educational Curriculum: To Be One of Us: Cited by: 7. This important volume defines the state of the art in the field of emotion and memory by offering a blend of research review, unpublished findings, and theory on topics related to its study.

As the first contemporary reference source in this area, it summarizes findings on implicit and explicit aspects of emotion and memory, addresses conceptual and methodological difficulties associated with.

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Chapters typically begin with previews of the points to be Author: Adolphs Ralph. The book also focuses on the component processes of emotion, their functions, and the ways in which these interact with the social environment.

Rather than deny either that emotions are biologically determined or that they are culturally created or shaped, both biology and social situation are treated as important forces in the elicitation and. The application of functional neuroimaging to the study of human emotion has yielded valuable data; however, the conclusions that may be drawn from any one study are limited.

We applied novel statistical techniques to the meta-analysis of PET and fMRI studies of human emotion and tested predictions made by key neuroscientific models. The results demonstrated partial support for Cited by:   Social functional accounts of emotions; The ability to influence others via emotion displays as an emotional ability in models of emotional intelligence; The ability to influence others via emotion displays meets the criteria for an ability; The ability to influence Cited by:   'Questions about emotion strike to the heart of what psychology is all about, and are as old as psychological science itself.

A century-worth of disagreements continue over how an emotion is to be defined, and how it functions in the economy of the mind and behavior, making it a challenge to write a book covering the study of emotion in all of its forms/5(14).

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In all, the functional organization of the brain is driven by factors that go beyond direct structural connectivity. Therefore, to understand the organization of emotion in the brain, in addition to characterizing the brain’s structural anatomy, it is necessary to characterize the functional relationships between brain by: 6.

accounts of emotion: views that stress that emotions are not biologically innate categories but are constructed from multiple processes (e.g., facial expression, somatic activity, cognitive appraisals, subjectively experienced valence) that are not specific to any emotion.

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Experiencing emotions is a part of the richness of life. But sometimes emotions can get in the way of our health and happiness. Suppressing strong feelings like fear, anger, and resentment isn’t the answer—in fact, doing so can lead to a host of physical problems, from a weakened immune system to heart disease.

On the other hand, overreacting in the heat of the moment can be detrimental to /5(21). Cognitive Therapy. Cognitive Therapy interventions used in emotional regulation include. Cognitive Distraction – which is an antecedent-focused strategy involving a careful shift of attention from the negative emotion to something pleasant (Gross, ).

It is a practical approach where clients get positive stimuli from therapists or coaches to focus on when they feel low. Read this book on Questia. This sourcebook is intended as a reader in the fullest sense of that word: a work that offers researchers and students alike the opportunity to examine the many different aspects and widely divergent approaches to the study of emotion.

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A Functional Theory of the Emotions [with discussion by Hughes, McMullen, Cannon, and Wilm] D. T. Howard Northwestern University. The first unambiguous statement of a functional theory of the emotions with which I am acquainted was made by John Dewey in two articles appearing in the Psychological Review in and [1] In S.

F. McLennan advanced a similar theory as an independent.Emotion and Motivation Rudolf N. Cardinal NST 1B Psychology Lecture 1 (Thursday 6 March) Psychological basis of emotion Overview We will begin by considering the functional relevance of emotions and their possible evolutionary origins.

We will look at how emotions can be measured, and examine category-based and dimensional accounts of emotion.The structure of this book is arranged along five major themes. The first theme concerns the history of emotion theory and research.

It includes chapters covering philosophical origins in antiquity, more recent empirical efforts arising from the industrial and digital revolutions, and present-day approaches or “emotion schools.”.

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