Understanding Emotions

Author: Keith Oatley and Jennifer Jenkins
Blackwell: 1996

  1. Approaches to Understanding
  2. Cultural Understanding of Emotions
  3. Evolution of Emotions
  4. What is an Emotion?
  5. Brain Mechanisms of Emotion
  6. Development of Emotion
  7. Individual Developmental Differences
  8. Emotions and Psychopathology in Childhood
  9. Functions and Effects of Emotions in Cognition and Persuasion
  10. Emotions in Social Relationships
  11. Role of Emotions in Adult Psychopathology
  12. Psychotherapy, Consciousness, and Narrative