The Psychology of Emotions

Paperback | May 31, 2004

byCarroll E. Izard

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Emotions are a part of personality and essential to all human relationships, but how well do we understand what they really are? What are the processes by which they occuer and influence us? How do they affect the way we perceive and interact with the world? In The Psychology of Emotions, author Carroll E. Izard provides a timely overview that focuses on the relevance of emotions to our daily lives as he addresses these and other fundamental questions on the activation, expression, experience, and functions of emotions.

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Emotions are a part of personality and essential to all human relationships, but how well do we understand what they really are? What are the processes by which they occuer and influence us? How do they affect the way we perceive and interact with the world? In The Psychology of Emotions, author Carroll E. Izard provides a timely overv...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:May 31, 2004Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306484455

ISBN - 13:9780306484452

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Table of Contents

1. On the Origins and Functions of Emotions.- 2. Defining Emotions and Their Relations to Cognition, Action, and Personality.- 3. Emotions, Consciousness, and Emotion-Cognition Relations.- 4. Interest-Excitement: Activation, Expression, and Experience.- 5. Interest-Excitement: Development, Social Relations, and Personality.- 6. Enjoyment-Joy: A Force for Psychological Well-Being and Social Bonds.- 7. Joy:Empirical Studies.- 8. Surprise-Astonishment.- 9. Sadness.- 10. Sadness in Grief and Depression.- 11. Anger.- 12. Disgust and Contempt.- 13. Fear and Anxiety.- 14. Shyness.- 15. Shame.- 16. Guilt, Conscience, and Morality.- 17. Love.