“I really like the book. It is, in my opinion, one of the landmark books to be published in the first decade of the new millennium...[Frijda] is one of the founding fathers of contemporary emotions research... and is...well versed in philosophy, history, and literature, and this is evident throughout this book. I can think of no book in contemporary psychology that is as rich in its scope and imagination.” —Robert C. Solomon, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin
"The Laws of Emotion raises interesting questions about how psychological processes are distinguished... Frijda offers an ambitious integration of ideas about the nature and function of emotions found in the social and biological sciences... The Laws of Emotions reflects a thoughtful stock-taking of much that is known about emotions and how it influences behavior." - Theresa A. Thorkildsen, PsycCRITIQUESFrom the Publisher:
The Laws of Emotion is an accessible work that reviews much of the insightful new research on emotions conducted over the last ten years. It expands on the theory of emotions introduced in Nico Frijda’s earlier work and addresses a number of unanswered, basic problems on emotion theory. The author’s goal is to better understand the underlying psychological mechanisms of emotion. In this book, Professor Frijda also examines previously neglected topics of emotion such as determinants of emotional intensity, the duration of emotions, and sexual emotions. It touches on both evolutionary and neuroscientific explanations.
The book begins by reviewing a number of principles governing emotion, or “the laws of emotion”. The author then examines the passionate nature of emotions and the motivational processes underlying them, and the nature and causes of pleasure and pain. Professor Frijda then explores the processes that lead to emotional arousal, including cognitive influences and why people care more about certain things than others. Emotional intensity is then discussed, including the often-neglected topic of the course of emotions over time. The book concludes with the author's insights into complex emotional domains such as sex, revenge, and the need to commemorate past events.
The Laws of Emotion will appeal to social, cognitive, and developmental psychologists, social scientists, philosophers, and neuroscientists, as well as anyone interested in the workings of the mind. It also serves as a text for advanced courses in the psychology of emotions or the neuroscience of emotions.
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción Psychology Press, 2006. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería GB-9780805825985
Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0805825983. Nº de ref. de la librería ST0805825983
Descripción Psychology Press, 2006. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780805825985_rkm
Descripción Psychology Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: NEW. 9780805825985 Paperback, 384pp.This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Nº de ref. de la librería HTANDREE0189574
Descripción Lawrence Erlbaum. Estado de conservación: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover-366pp - This title is now printed on demand - please allow an added 2-3 weeks for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. de la librería 2008548
Descripción Psychology Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0805825983
Descripción Psychology Press, 2006. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Contents:Preface. Laws. Passion. Pleasure. Appraisal. Concerns. Strength. Time. "Feelings". Sex. Revenge. Commemorating. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0805825983
Descripción Psychology Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0805825983
Descripción Psychology Press, 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 352 pages. 8.75x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0805825983
Descripción 2006. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1st. 154mm x 22mm x 230mm. Paperback. The Laws of Emotion is an accessible work that reviews much of the insightful new research on emotions conducted over the last ten years. It expands on the theory of emotions .Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 352 pages. 0.522. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780805825985