The interaction between emotion and cognition is a fundamental issue which has only recently been reintroduced as a legitimate object of study in experimental psychology. This book examines the important impact that affective processes have on reasoning, and demonstrates how emotional reasoning...
To Be Published September 4th 2013 by Psychology Press
Reviews of Current Research and Theories
Emotions are complex and multifaceted phenomena. Although they have been examined from a variety of perspectives, the study of the interaction between cognition and emotion has always occupied a unique position within emotion research. Many philosophers and psychologists have been fascinated by the...
Published May 6th 2013 by Psychology Press
The question ‘how far can emotions be changed?’ lies at the heart of innumerable psychological interventions. Although often viewed as static, changes in the intensity, quality, and complexity of emotion can occur from moment to moment, and also over longer periods of time, often as a result of...
Published February 20th 2013 by Psychology Press
Building on Jack Brehm's Contributions to Psychology
This book honors Jack W. Brehm's contributions to psychology, all of which revolve around a central theme of motivation and social behavior. It begins with two personal chapters and then presents a collection of cutting-edge, substantive chapters authored by researchers whose work Brehm has...
Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press
Affective Processes in Cognition and Emotion
The affective connotations of environmental stimuli are evaluated spontaneously and with minimal cognitive processing. The activated evaluations influence subsequent emotional and cognitive processes. Featuring original contributions from leading researchers active in this area, this book reviews...
Published January 28th 2013 by Psychology Press
The main goal of this volume is to present, in an integrated framework, the newest, most contemporary perspectives on emotion regulation. The book includes empirically-grounded work and theories that are central to our understanding of the processes that constitute emotion regulation and their...
Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press
New Directions and International Perspectives
The development of self- and emotional regulatory processes helps children to regulate their behavior based on their cultural context and to develop positive social relationships. This handbook brings together heretofore disparate literatures on self- and emotional regulation, brain and...
Published December 17th 2012 by Psychology Press
Series: Special Issues of Laterality
A wide range of research explores patterns of lateralisation for processing emotion. Yet, relatively little explores how emotion lateralisation changes across the lifespan. This special issue addresses this gap in our understanding, focusing on what might influence the development of laterality for...
Published November 20th 2012 by Psychology Press
Mind, Brain, and the Social Domains of Work and Love
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 September 3rd 2012 by Routledge
A Case Study
How do children learn about the expression and meaning of emotions – both happy and sad? This book answers questions regarding the foundation of emotional intelligence, and examines how children become emotionally literate as they are socialised into their family environment from birth to 2...
Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge
Moral Emotions in Persons and Groups
Psychological research shows that our emotions and feelings often guide the moral decisions we make about our own lives and the social groups to which we belong. But should we be concerned that our important moral judgments can be swayed by "hot" passions, such as anger, disgust, guilt, shame and...
Published January 19th 2012 by Psychology Press
This volume brings together philosophical perspectives on emotions, imagination and moral reasoning with contributions from neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology, personality theory, developmental psychology, and abnormal psychology. The book explores what we can learn...
Published November 22nd 2011 by Psychology Press
Neuroscience and Behavioural Perspectives
Emotions can have profound effects on a wide range of cognitive processes (from attention and memory to decision-making). In the reverse direction, there is clear evidence that cognitive processes can modulate emotional responses. This special issue provides a broad sampling of recent,...
Published October 11th 2011 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of Cognition and Emotion
Emotion regulation has traditionally been conceived as a deliberative process, but there is growing evidence that many emotion-regulation processes operate at implicit levels. Implicit emotion regulation is initiated automatically, without conscious intention, and aims at modifying the quality of...
Published May 5th 2011 by Psychology Press
From Order to Disorder, 2nd Edition
The relationship between thinking and feeling has puzzled philosophers for centuries, but more recently has become a dominant focus in psychology and in the brain sciences. This second edition of the highly praised Cognition and Emotion examines everything from past philosophical to current...
Published November 7th 2007 by Psychology Press
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