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We need more precise, quantitative models of sentiments

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 October 2017

Mirta Galesic*
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501. galesic@santafe.edu


The constructs of attitudes, emotions, and sentiments are often only verbally defined and therefore somewhat vague. The sentiment construct might be fruitfully modeled as a result of sampling processes, complementing the Attitude–Scenario–Emotion model in explaining similarities and differences in sentiments across different cultures.

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