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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 90 new and published books in the subject of Emotion — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Social Relationships

    Cognitive, Affective and Motivational Processes

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Julie Fitness

    Human beings are an intrinsically gregarious species - our personal relationships are of immense interest to us and are a key factor in achieving happiness and well being. From the moment of birth, humans crave love and intimacy and we devote much energy to creating and maintaining successful...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Why We Evaluate

    Functions of Attitudes

    Edited by Gregory R. Maio, James M. Olson

    As the first book to examine the psychological motivations underlying people's attitudes, as well as why people form attitudes, this volume presents empirical research describing theoretical perspectives and practical applications. The editors assembled the leaders in the field to examine the...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan

    By Elizabeth A. Kensinger

    Though many factors can influence the likelihood that we remember a past experience, one critical determinant is whether the experience caused us to have an emotional response. Emotional experiences are more likely to be remembered than nonemotional ones, and over the past couple of decades there...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Affective Tourism

    Dark routes in conflict

    By Dorina Maria Buda

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    This book brings together, explores and expands socio-spatial affect, emotion and psychoanalytic drives in tourism for the first time. Affect is to be found in visceral intensities and resonances that circulate around and shape encounters between and amongst tourists, local tourism representatives...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Emotions

    Essays on Emotion Theory

    Edited by Stephanie H.M. van Goozen, Nanne E. Van de Poll

    Based upon lectures presented at an invitational colloquium in honor of Nico Frijda, this collection of essays represents a brief and up-to-date overview of the field of emotions, their significance and how they function. For most, emotions are simply what we feel, giving our lives affective value....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Emotion and Reason

    Mind, Brain, and the Social Domains of Work and Love

    By Warren D. TenHouten

    Although much academic work has been done on the areas of mind, brain, and society, a theoretical synthesis of the three levels of analysis – the biological, the mental, and the social – has not until now been put forward. In Emotion and Reason, Warren TenHouten presents a truly comprehensive...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Methods of Exploring Emotions

    Edited by Helena Flam, Jochen Kleres

    Gathering scholars from different disciplines, this book is the first on how to study emotions using sociological, historical, linguistic, anthropological, psychological, cultural, and mixed approaches. Bringing together the emerging lines of inquiry, it lays foundations for an overdue...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Mind and its Mechanism

    By Paul Bousfield, W.R. Bousfield

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1927, the original blurb reads: "Scientists are beginning to believe there is some immaterial thing which performs certain functions that the material mechanism of the brain is powerless to perform. It is the purpose of this book to explain what that immaterial thing is and how...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Face Recognition

    The Effects of Race, Gender, Age and Species

    Edited by James Tanaka

    Although most people are good at face recognition, we are particularly good at recognizing the faces of individuals who share our race, gender, age and species. What factors might account for this type of bias in face recognition? This collection considers the issue of how our identity influences...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Deductive Reasoning and Strategies

    Edited by Walter Schaeken, Gino De Vooght, Andr‚ Vandierendonck, G‚ry d'Ydewalle, Gery d'Ydewalle

    This book brings together both theoretical and empirical research directed toward the role of strategies in deductive reasoning. It offers the first systematic attempt to discuss the role of strategies for deductive reasoning. The empirical chapters correspond well with the main issues in the study...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge