Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

The editors of this unique volume have selected 24 leading emotion theorists and asked them to address 12 fundamental questions about the subject of emotion. For example; Are there basic emotions? How do you distinguish emotions from moods, temperament, and emotional traits? Can we control our emotions? Can emotions be non-conscious? What is the relation between emotion and memory? What develops in emotional development? Each chapter addresses a different one of these fundamental questions about emotion, with often divergent answers from several of leading researchers represented here: James Averill, Gordon Bower, Linda Camras, Lee Clark, Gerald Clore, Richard Davidson, Judy Dunn, Paul Ekman, Phoebe Ellsworth, Nico Frijda, Hill Goldsmith, Jeffrey Gray, Carroll Izard, Jerome Kaga, Richard Lazarus, Joseph Le Doux, Robert Levenson, Jaak Panksepp, Mary Rothbart, Klaus Shere, Richard Shweder, David Watson, and Robert Zajonc. At the end of each chapter, the editors--Ekman and Davidson--highlight the areas of agreement and disagreement about each of the 12 questions about emotion. In the final chapter, Affective Science: A Research Agenda , the editors describe the research they believe would help answer each of the questions. Not a textbook offering a single viewpoint, The Nature of Emotion , uniquely reveals the central issues in emotion research and theory in the words of many of the leading scientists working in the field today. It is ideal for students, researchers, and clinicians interested in emotion.

Buy The Nature of Emotion book by Paul Ekman from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780195089448
ISBN-10: 0195089448
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 34mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 27-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Nature of Emotion book by Paul Ekman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Paul Ekman

Dr. Paul Ekman, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D. is Williams James Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Books By Author Paul Ekman

Unmasking the Social Engineer by Paul Ekman

Unmasking the Social Engineer

Paperback, April 2014
$52.59
Telling Lies by Paul Ekman

Telling Lies

Paperback, February 2009
$23.36
Emotions Revealed by Paul Ekman

Emotions Revealed

Paperback / softback, July 2007
$30.97
What the Face Reveals by Paul Ekman

What the Face Reveals

Hardback, May 2005
$76.46