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- OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
This book outlines some of the latest scientific ideas about the emotions in an accessible and exciting way. Dylan Evans shows that emotions are not just luxuries, but help us to live more successful lives. Drawing on research in psychology, biology, and artificial intelligence, he provides a stimulating introduction to a topic relevant to us all. more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens offers worksheets and comic-style illustrated scenarios that help teen readers identify their values and practice evidence-based skills from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for overcoming shyness and social anxiety. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49
When Oxford published Emotion and Adaptation , the landmark 1991 book on the psychology of emotion by internationally acclaimed stress and coping expert Richard Lazarus, Contemporary Psychology welcomed it as "a brightly shining star in the galaxy of such volumes." Now, in Passion and Reason , Lazarus draws on his four decades of pioneering research... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00
Elspeth Probyn contends that shame is a powerful resource in rethinking who we are and who we want to be. What shames us says a great deal about our character as individuals and as a society. Blush combines psychology and cultural criticism, sociology and popular science, to present a unique perspective on debates about the ethics and emotion of identity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95
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 psychological perspectives in order to offer a novel understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
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 and integrates the most recent research and theories... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
This book aims to pinpoint the connection feelings have with behavior -- a connection that, while clear, has never been fully explained. Following William James, Laird argues that feelings are not the cause of behavior but rather its consequences; the same goes for behavior and motives and behavior and attitudes. He presents research into feelings... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77
Gut Reactions is an interdisciplinary defense of the claim that emotions are perceptions in a double sense. First of all, they are perceptions of changes in the body, but, through the body, they also allow us to literally perceive danger, loss, and other matters of concern. This proposal, which Prinz calls the embodied appraisal theory, reconciles... more...