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5 - Emotion

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 September 2022

L. David Ritchie
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Portland State University
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Chapter 5 begins with a review and critique of the classic, natural kinds, account of emotional experience and communication.It summarizes LeDoux’s research on survival circuits, then Barrett’s theory of cultural construction of emotions.It discusses research on alternative theories, including self-attribution, excitation transfer, and facial feedback, and emotion as part of communication strategy.It discusses Damasio’s evidence that emotion plays a vital role in reasoning.It closes with the role of signals and metaphors in communicating emotion.

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Feeling, Thinking, and Talking
How the Embodied Brain Shapes Everyday Communication
, pp. 101 - 122
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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  • Emotion
  • L. David Ritchie, Portland State University
  • Book: Feeling, Thinking, and Talking
  • Online publication: 08 September 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108979566.006
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  • Emotion
  • L. David Ritchie, Portland State University
  • Book: Feeling, Thinking, and Talking
  • Online publication: 08 September 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108979566.006
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  • Emotion
  • L. David Ritchie, Portland State University
  • Book: Feeling, Thinking, and Talking
  • Online publication: 08 September 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108979566.006
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