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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Emotions and Mass Media

    Edited by Katrin Doveling, Christian von Scheve, Elly A. Konijn

    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...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude Change

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Joel Cooper, William D. Crano

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Human beings have a unique ability to create elaborate predispositions and evaluations based on their social experiences. The concept of attitudes is central to understanding how experience gives rise to these predispositions, and psychologists have spent the best part of the past 100 years trying...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. Psychology of Self-Regulation

    Cognitive, Affective, and Motivational Processes

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Roy F. Baumeister, Dianne M. Tice

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    The ability to regulate and control our behaviors is a key accomplishment of the human species, yet the psychological mechanisms involved in self-regulation remain incompletely understood. This book presents contributions from leading international researchers who survey the most recent...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Psychology Press

  4. Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan

    By Elizabeth A. Kensinger

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    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 December 15th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. Emotions

    A Social Science Reader

    Edited by Monica Greco, Paul Stenner

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    Are emotions becoming more conspicuous in contemporary life? Are the social sciences undergoing an an 'affective turn'? This Reader gathers influential and contemporary work in the study of emotion and affective life from across the range of the social sciences. Drawing on both theoretical and...

    Published December 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. A General Theory of Emotions and Social Life

    By Warren D. TenHouten

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Founded upon the psychoevolutionary theories of Darwin, Plutchik and Izard, a general socioevolutionary theory of the emotions - affect-spectrum theory - classifies a wide spectrum of the emotions and analyzes them on the sociological, psychological and neurobiological levels. This neurocognitive...

    Published November 4th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Social Relationships

    Cognitive, Affective and Motivational Processes

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Julie Fitness

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    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 May 28th 2008 by Psychology Press

  8. Human Emotions

    A Sociological Theory

    By Jonathan H. Turner

    This major theoretical work takes existing work on the emotions in significantly new directions. It gives a comprehensive account of emotions, beginning with general sociological principles, moving over important theory construction of social formation and applying this to a detailed and...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Applying Emotional Intelligence

    A Practitioner's Guide

    Edited by Joseph Ciarrochi, John D. Mayer

    The explosion of research on emotional intelligence (EI) in the past decade has provided increasing evidence that EI can be measured reliably and can be useful in predicting important outcomes, such as managerial effectiveness and relationship quality. Naturally, people are now asking, "So, how...

    Published January 16th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychology of Emotion

    Interpersonal, Experiential, and Cognitive Approaches

    By Paula M. Niedenthal, Silvia Krauth-Gruber, François Ric

    Series: Principles of Social Psychology

    This textbook discusses fundamental issues in the definition and measurement of emotion, including: conscious and unconscious processes; the ways in which emotions arise in, and are constrained by, social situations and social processes; the regulation and sharing of emotion and their effects of...

    Published September 18th 2006 by Psychology Press