Emotional Development: Recent Research Advances

Paperback | January 11, 2005

EditorJacqueline Nadel, Darwin Muir

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From prenatal life onwards, our emotions play a central role in our development. Exactly how emotions shape our lives is less clear. We know that emotional impairments can have a disastrous effect on development. We know that emotions play a key role in adaptation. We know that traumaticemotional events can scar individuals. The processes through which these emotional changes occur are complex however, and have recently become the subject of considerable interest in the cognitive sciences. In this volume an outstanding group of scientists considers emotional development from fetal life onwards. The book includes views from neuroscience, primatology, robotics, psychopathology, and prenatal development. It also includes studies of emotional development in both normal and clinicalpopulations. The first of its kind, this book will be of major interest to all those studying emotion, from the fields of social, developmental, and clinical psychology, to psychiatry, and neuroscience.

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From prenatal life onwards, our emotions play a central role in our development. Exactly how emotions shape our lives is less clear. We know that emotional impairments can have a disastrous effect on development. We know that emotions play a key role in adaptation. We know that traumaticemotional events can scar individuals. The proces...

Jacqueline Nadel is at CNRS UMR 7593, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris, France. Darwin Muir is in the Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:476 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.07 inPublished:January 11, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198528841

ISBN - 13:9780198528845

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Section I - Psychobiological approaches and evolutionary perspectives1. Jaak Panksepp and Marcia Smith Pasqualini: The search for the fundamental brain/mind sources of affective experience2. Kim Bard: Emotion in chimpanzee infants: the value of a comparative approach to understand the evolutionary bases of emotion3. Colwyn Trevarthen: Action and emotion in development of cultural intelligence: why infants have feelings like ours4. Amy Salisbury, Penelope Yanni, Linda Lagasse and Barry Lester: Maternal-fetal psychobiology: a very early look at emotional development5. Robert Soussignan and Benoist Schaal: Emotional processes in human newborns: a functionalist perspective6. Giannis Kugiumutzakis, Theano Kokkinaki, Maria Makrodimitraki and Elena Vitalaki: Emotions in early mimesis7. Vasuvedi Reddy: Feeling shy and showing off: self-conscious emotions must regulate self-awareness8. Darwin Muir, Kang Lee, Christine Hains and Sylvia Hains: Infant perception and production of emotions during face-to-face interactions with live and 'virtual' adults9. Lola Canamero and Philippe Gaussier: Emotion understanding: robots as tools and modelsSection II - Comparative approaches: typical and impaired emotional development10. Harriet Oster: The repertoire of infant facial expressions: a ontogenetic perspective11. Edward Tronick: Why is connection with others so critical? The formation of dyadic states of consciousness and the expansion of individuals' states of consciousness: coherence governed selection and the co-creation of meaning out of messy meaning making12. Tiffany Field: Prenatal depression effects on the fetus and neonate13. Helene Tremblay, Philippe Brun and Jacqueline Nadel: Emotion sharing and emotion knowledge: typical and impaired development14. Katherine Loveland: Social-emotional impairment and self-regulation in autism spectrum disorder15. Martine Flament and David Cohen: Emotional regulation and affective disorders in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder16. Stephanie Dubal and Roland Jouvent: Loss of emotional fluency as a developmental phenotype: the example of anhedonia