Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences

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Author: David Sander,Klaus Scherer

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191021016

Category: Psychology

Page: 520

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Few areas have witnessed the type of growth we have seen in the affective sciences in the past decades. Across psychology, philosophy, economics, and neuroscience, there has been an explosion of interest in the topic of emotion and affect. Comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date, and easy-to-use, the new Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences is an indispensable resource for all who wish to find out about theories, concepts, methods, and research findings in this rapidly growing interdisciplinary field - one that brings together, amongst others, psychologists, neuroscientists, social scientists, philosophers, and historians. Organized by alphabetical entries, and presenting brief definitions, concise overviews, and encyclopaedic articles (all with extensive references to relevant publications), this Companion lends itself to casual browsing by non-specialists interested in the fascinating phenomena of emotions, moods, affect disorders, and personality as well as to focused search for pertinent information by students and established scholars in the field. Not only does the book provide entries on affective phenomena, but also on their neural underpinnings, their cognitive antecedents and the associated responses in physiological systems, facial, vocal, and bodily expressions, and action tendencies. Numerous entries also consider the role of emotion in society and social behavior, as well as in cognitive processes such as those critical for perception, attention, memory, judgement and decision-making. The volume has been edited by a group of internationally leading authorities in the respective disciplines consisting of two editors (David Sander and Klaus Scherer) as well as group of 11 associate editors (John T. Cacioppo, Tim Dalgleish, Robert Dantzer, Richard J. Davidson, Ronald B. de Sousa, Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Nico Frijda, George Loewenstein, Paula M. Niedenthal, Peter Salovey, and Richard A. Shweder). The members of the editorial board have commissioned and reviewed contributions from major experts on specific topics. In addition to comprehensive coverage of technical terms and fundamental issues, the volume also highlights current debates that inform the ongoing research process. In addition, the Companion contains a wealth of material on the role of emotion in applied domains such as economic behaviour, music and arts, work and organizational behaviour, family interactions and group dynamics, religion, law and justice, and societal change. Highly accessible and wide-ranging, this book is a vital resource for scientists, students, and professionals eager to obtain a rapid, conclusive overview on central terms and topics and anyone wanting to learn more about the mechanisms underlying the emotions dominating many aspects of our lives.

Geschichte und Gefühl

Grundlagen der Emotionsgeschichte

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Author: Jan Plamper

Publisher: Siedler Verlag

ISBN: 3641086485

Category: History

Page: 480

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Über die Macht der Emotionen von der Antike bis in unsere Zeit Wie verändern sich Moral und Ehre im Laufe der Zeit, was bedeutet Vertrauen in der Wirtschaftsgeschichte, was richtete die sprichwörtliche »German Angst« im 20. Jahrhundert an, und wieso befinden wir uns im sogenannten therapeutischen Zeitalter?

The Routledge Handbook of Emotions and Mass Media

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Author: Katrin Doveling,Christian von Scheve,Elly A. Konijn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134017677

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

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The impact of mass media on individuals and society is to a great extent based on human emotions. Emotions, in turn, are essential in understanding how media messages are processed as well as media’s impact on individual and social behavior and public social life. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to the study of emotions within a mass media context, the Handbook of Emotions and Mass Media addresses areas such as evolutionary psychology, media entertainment, sociology, cultural studies, media psychology, political communication, persuasion, and new technology. Leading experts from across the globe explore cutting-edge research on issues including the evolutionary functions of mediated emotions, emotions and media entertainment , measurements of emotions within the context of mass media, media violence, fear-evoking media, politics and public emotions, features , forms and functions of emotions beyond the message, and provide the reader a glimpse into future generations of media technology. This compelling and authoritative Handbook is an essential reference tool for scholars and students of media, communication studies, media psychology, emotions, cultural studies, sociology, and other related disciplines.

The Emotional Power of Music

Multidisciplinary perspectives on musical arousal, expression, and social control

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Author: Tom Cochrane,Bernardino Fantini,Klaus R. Scherer

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191504963

Category: Psychology

Page: 392

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How can an abstract sequence of sounds so intensely express emotional states? How does music elicit or arouse our emotions? What happens at the physiological and neural level when we listen to music? How do composers and performers practically manage the expressive powers of music? How have societies sought to harness the powers of music for social or therapeutic purposes? In the past ten years, research into the topic of music and emotion has flourished. In addition, the relationship between the two has become of interest to a broad range of disciplines in both the sciences and humanities. The Emotional Power of Music is a multidisciplinary volume exploring the relationship between music and emotion. Bringing together contributions from psychologists, neuroscientists, musicologists, musicians, and philosophers, the volume presents both theoretical perspectives and in-depth explorations of particular musical works, as well as first-hand reports from music performers and composers. In the first section of the book, the authors consider the expression of emotion within music, through both performance and composing. The second section explores how music can stimulate the emotions, considering the psychological and neurological mechanisms that underlie music listening. The third section explores how different societes have sought to manage and manipulate the power of music. The book is valuable for those in the fields of music psychology and music education, as well as philosophy and musicology

Honor Harrington: Die Feuertaufe

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Author: David Weber

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3838715799

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Das brandneue Abenteuer aus dem Honor-Harrington-Universum! Honor macht sich auf den Weg zum Planeten Casimir, um ein Sklaven-Lager auszuheben. Action-SF von Weltklasseformat, wie die internationale Erfolgsgeschichte des Autors zeigt. Die Gesamtauflage von David Weber beträgt inzwischen rund 7 Millionen Exemplare!

Emotion: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

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Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199808762

Category: Philosophy

Page: 20

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This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of social work find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study Philosophy. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.oxfordbibligraphies.com.

Collective Emotions

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Author: Christian von Scheve,Mikko Salmella

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019100698X

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

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Although collective emotions have a long tradition in scientific inquiry, for instance in mass psychology and the sociology of rituals and social movements, their importance for individuals and the social world has never been more obvious than in the past decades. The Arab Spring revolution, the Occupy Wall Street movement, and mass gatherings at music festivals or mega sports events clearly show the impact collective emotions have both in terms of driving conflict and in uniting people. But these examples only show the most obvious and evident forms of collective emotions. Others are more subtle, although less important: shared moods, emotional atmospheres, and intergroup emotions are part and parcel of our social life. Although these phenomena go hand in hand with any formation of sociality, they are little understood. Moreover, there still is a large gap in our understanding of individual emotions on the one hand and collective emotional phenomena on the other hand. This book presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary theories and research on collective emotions. It spans several disciplines and brings together, for the first time, various strands of inquiry and up-to-date research in the study of collective emotions and related phenomena. In focusing on conceptual, theoretical, and methodological issues in collective emotion research, the volume narrows the gap between the wealth of studies on individual emotions and inquiries into collective emotions. The book catches up with a renewed interest into the collective dimensions of emotions and their close relatives, for example emotional climates, atmospheres, communities, and intergroup emotions. This interest is propelled by a more general increase in research on the social and interpersonal aspects of emotion on the one hand, and by trends in philosophy and cognitive science towards refined conceptual analyses of collective entities and the collective properties of cognition on the other hand. The book includes sections on: Conceptual Perspectives; Collective Emotion in Face-to-Face Interactions; The Social-Relational Dimension of Collective Emotion; The Social Consequences of Collective Emotions; Group-Based and Intergroup Emotion; Rituals, Movements, and Social Organization; and Collective Emotions in Online Social Systems. Including contributions from psychologists, philosophers, sociologists, and neuroscience, this volume is a unique and valuable contribution to the affective sciences literature.

Childhood and Emotion

Across Cultures 1450-1800

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Author: Claudia Jarzebowski,Thomas Max Safley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131791399X

Category: History

Page: 208

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How did children feel in the Middle Ages and early modern times? How did adults feel about the children around them? This collection addresses these fundamental but rarely asked questions about social and family relations by bringing together two emerging fields within cultural history – childhood and emotion – and provides avenues through which to approach their shared histories. Bringing together a wide range of material and sources such as court records, self-narratives and educational manuals, this collection sheds a new light on the subject. The coverage ranges from medieval to eighteenth-century Europe and North America, and examines Catholic, Protestant, Puritan and Jewish communities. Childhood emerges as a function not of gender or age, but rather of social relations. Emotions, too, appear differently in source-driven studies in that they derive not from modern assumptions but from real, lived experience. Featuring contributions from across the globe, Childhood and Emotion comes a step closer to portraying emotions as they were thought to be experienced by the historical subjects. This book will establish new benchmarks not only for the history of these linked subjects but also for the whole history of social relations.

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences

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Author: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic,Sophie von Stumm,Adrian Furnham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444343113

Category: Psychology

Page: 632

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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of recent research, current perspectives, practical applications, and likely future developments in individual differences. Brings together the work of the top global researchers within the area of individual differences, including Philip L. Ackerman, Ian J. Deary, Ed Diener, Robert Hogan, Deniz S. Ones and Dean Keith Simonton Covers methodological, theoretical and paradigm changes in the area of individual differences Individual chapters cover core areas of individual differences including personality and intelligence, biological causes of individual differences, and creativity and emotional intelligence

Handbook of Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology

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Author: Irving B. Weiner,Howard A. Tennen,Jerry M. Suls

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118281926

Category: Psychology

Page: 608

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Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.

The History of Emotions

An Introduction

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Author: Jan Plamper

Publisher: Emotions in History

ISBN: 0199668337

Category: History

Page: 352

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The history of emotions is one of the fastest growing fields in current historical debate, and this is the first book-length introduction to the field, synthesizing the current research, and offering direction for future study. The History of Emotions is organized around the debate between social constructivist and universalist theories of emotion that has shaped most emotions research in a variety of disciplines for more than a hundred years: social constructivists believe that emotions are largely learned and subject to historical change, while universalists insist on the timelessness and pan-culturalism of emotions. In historicizing and problematizing this binary, Jan Plamper opens emotions research beyond constructivism and universalism; he also maps a vast terrain of thought about feelings in anthropology, philosophy, sociology, linguistics, art history, political science, the life sciences; from nineteenth-century experimental psychology to the latest affective neuroscience; and history, from ancient times to the present day.

Philosophie der Gefühle

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Author: Sabine A. Döring

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518732323

Category: Philosophy

Page: 588

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Wenn es in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts so etwas wie die »arme Verwandtschaft« unter den philosophischen Themen gab, so waren das die Gefühle. Zwar hatten sich Klassiker wie Platon, Aristoteles, Spinoza, Descartes und Hume eingehend mit ihnen befaßt, aber seit Kant, der sie als »Gegner der Vernunft« abtat, wurde den Gefühlen in der Philosophie nur noch wenig Beachtung geschenkt. Erst seit den 1960er Jahren rückten sie wieder in den Fokus des Interesses, und zwar aufgrund der Einsicht, daß Gefühle kognitive mentale Zustände sind, die dazu dienen können, andere Zustände und Handlungen rational zu machen. Strittig ist indes, von welcher Art emotionale Kognitionen sind. Der Band versammelt in historisch-systematischen Einzelstudien die wichtigsten Positionen in der Philosophie der Gefühle und eignet sich gleichermaßen als umfassende Einführung in die Thematik wie auch als Seminarvorlage.

Handbuch Stressregulation und Sport

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Author: Reinhard Fuchs,Markus Gerber

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662493225

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 535

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Dieses interdisziplinär ausgerichtete Handbuch ist ein umfassendes Nachschlagewerk zum Thema Stressregulation und Sport. Es bietet einen fundierten Überblick zu zentralen Theorien der Stressentstehung und Stressbewältigung, zu Persönlichkeitsfaktoren, welche die Stressbewältigung beeinflussen, sowie zu den physiologischen, kognitiven, emotionalen und verhaltensbezogenen Reaktionen, die durch akute und chronische Stressbelastungen ausgelöst werden. Das Werk behandelt das Thema sowohl aus der Sicht des Gesundheitssports (Stressregulation durch Sport) als auch aus dem Blickwinkel des Leistungssports (Stressregulation im Sport). So geht es zum einen darum, inwieweit sich Belastungen des Alltags durch Sport und Bewegung besser bewältigen lassen, so dass Gesundheitsbeeinträchtigungen vermieden oder reduziert werden, und zum anderen darum, wie Sportler mit hohen Trainingsbelastungen und psychischem Druck in einer Weise umgehen können, dass die optimale Leistungsfähigkeit erhalt en bleibt. Last but not least enthält das Handbuch aktuelles Grundlagenwissen zum Einfluss von Stress auf die Gesundheit und liefert eine Übersicht zu Stressmanagement-Programmen und deren Wirksamkeit. Auch aktuelle methodische Fragen und Entwicklungen der Stressforschung werden beleuchtet. Sämtliche Kapitel wurden von ausgewiesenen Experten verfasst und sind übersichtlich strukturiert. Das Handbuch ist ein wichtiges Referenzwerk für verschiedene Professionen, d.h. sowohl bestens geeignet für Wissenschaftler wie auch Professionals im Bereich des Gesundheits- und Leistungssports, einschlägig interessierte Praktiker, Lehrende und Master-Studierende. Des Weiteren eignet es sich als ideale Textsammlung für Lehrveranstaltungen.

Glücklich sein

Warum Sie es in der Hand haben, zufrieden zu leben

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Author: Sonja Lyubomirsky

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593508761

Category: Self-Help

Page: 364

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Anleitung zum Glücklichsein Für unser Glücksempfinden ist zu 50 Prozent unsere Grundeinstellung verantwortlich, zu zehn Prozent sind es die Lebensumstände und zu erstaunlichen 40 Prozent können wir selbst aktiv Einfluss darauf nehmen. Zu dieser Erkenntnis kommt die renommierte amerikanische Psychologin Sonja Lyubomirsky in ihrem hier frisch überarbeiteten Standardwerk. Im Zentrum steht dabei ein wissenschaftlich fundiertes Modell, das uns hilft, aus zwölf Glücksaktivitäten die eigene Glücksstrategie zusammenzustellen. Denn: Glück hat nichts mit dem Glauben an Gurus oder dem Lesen von Kalendersprüchen zu tun. Vielmehr können wir uns bei wissenschaftlichen Fakten bedienen, um dem Glück auf die Sprünge zu helfen! "Wenn Sie eine wissenschaftlich fundierte Anleitung suchen, wie Sie ein glücklicheres Leben führen können, dann ist dies genau das richtige Buch." Martin Seligman, Autor von "Der Glücksfaktor"

Handbuch philosophischer Grundbegriffe

Studienausgabe. 5, Religion-Transzendental

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Author: Hermann Krings,Hans Michael Baumgartner,Christoph Wild

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 1874

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Descartes' Irrtum

Fühlen, Denken und das menschliche Gehirn

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Author: Antonio R. Damasio

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783548604435

Category: Empfindung - Gehirn - Vernunft - Beziehung

Page: 384

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