Feelings and Emotions

Feelings and Emotions

The Loyola Symposium

1st Edition - January 28, 1970

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  • Editor: Magda B. Arnold
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483216133

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Feelings and Emotions: The Loyola Symposium covers knowledge in the field of emotion. The book discusses the theories of emotions based on biological considerations; the neural and physiological correlates of feeling and emotion; and cognitive theories of feeling and emotion. The text also describes the psychological approaches to the study of emotion; the mood theory and measurement; as well as the developments related to the search for significant relations between private events and both behavioral and physiological events. The role of feelings and emotions in personality is also encompassed. Psychologists, physiologists, anthropologists, sociologists, biochemists, psychiatrists, and students taking psychology courses will find the book useful.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    List of Contributors

    Preface v

    Part I. Theories Based on Biological Considerations

    Chapter 1 Emotions, Evolution, and Adaptive Processes

    What Should a Theory of Emotion Do?

    What a Theory of Emotion Is Not

    Evolution and Emotion

    The Concept of Prototype Emotions

    Some Implications of the Theory


    Chapter 2 The Biological Origin of Love and Hate

    Range and the Sympathetic Nervous System

    Lust and the Pamsympathetic Nervous System

    Emotion and the Hypothalamus

    Role of the Parasympathetic Nervous System

    Orbital Cortex and Feelings

    The Sense of Guilt

    The Structure of Cyclothymia

    Feelings and Willed Behavior

    Why Emotion Overrules Reason

    The Biochemistry of Emotion


    Part II. Physiological Correlates of Feeling and Emotion

    Chapter 3 Feelings as Monitors

    Feelings and Emotions

    Feelings and Sensations

    Appetites and Affects

    Appraisal, Arousal, and Salience

    Feelings as Monitors


    Chapter 4 The Affective Dimension of Pain

    The Motivational Dimension of Pain

    Affect and Emotion



    Chapter 5 Emotion: Some Conceptual Problems and Psychophysiological Experiments

    Some Conceptual Considerations

    Some Psychophysiological Experiments



    Chapter 6 Affect as the Primary Motivational System


    Chapter 7 The Assumption of Identity and Peripheralist-Centralist Controversies in Motivation and Emotion

    Emotion and the Assumption of Identity


    Part III. Cognitive Theories of Feeling and Emotion

    Chapter 8 C. G. Jung's Contributions to "Feelings and Emotions": Synopsis and Implications

    Modern Theories of Feeling

    Jung's Feeling Function

    Emotion and Affect

    Jungs Concept of the Complex

    Perry's "Affect-Ego"

    Implications for Therapy


    Chapter 9 Cognition and Feeling

    First-order Emotions or Protoemotions

    Second-order Emotions

    Third-order Emotions


    Chapter 10 The Information Theory of Emotion

    Emotion and the Generalization of Conditioned Reflexes

    Emotion and the Orienting Reflex

    Positive Emotions

    Classification of Emotions

    The Neurophysiological Basis of Emotion



    Chapter 11 The Motivational and Perceptual Properties of Emotions as Indicating Their Fundamental Character and Role

    The Concept of Emotions as Motives

    The Concept of Emotions as Perceptions

    Implications of a Motivational-Perceptual Theory of Emotions



    Chapter 12 Perennial Problems in the Field of Emotion

    Origin of Emotion

    Effects of Emotion

    Perennial Problems

    Emotion: Static or Dynamic?

    Emotion as Matrix of Experience and as a Personal Reaction

    Emotion as Organizing and as Disturbing

    Emotion and Physiological Changes


    Chapter 13 The Education of the Emotions

    Emotions as Forms of Cognition

    Emotions and Passivity

    Emotions and Wishes

    The Development of Appropriate Appraisals

    The Controland Canalization of Passivity



    Part IV. Psychological Approaches to the Study of Emotion

    Chapter 14 Towards a Cognitive Theory of Emotion

    The Place of Emotion in Psychology

    Perspectives on Emotion

    Methodological Problems in Research on Emotion

    Concluding Remarks


    Chapter 15 The Attitudinal Character of Emotion

    Some Remarks on Classification and Nomenclature

    The Negative Phase


    Chapter 16 Emotion and Recognition of Emotion

    Emotion as Seen by the Observer

    The Relation of Behavior to Emotion

    The Hierarchical Model of Emotion

    Differentiation of Emotional Expression

    Implications for a Theory of Emotion


    Chapter 17 A Dictionary and Grammar of Emotion


    A Grammar



    Part V. Mood

    Chapter 18 Mood: Behavior and Experience

    Drugs and the Renewal of Interest in Mood

    Mood Theory

    Mood Measurement

    Recent Developments



    Part VI. The role of Feelings and Emotions in Personality

    Chapter 19 Emotional Polarity in Personality Structure

    The Principle of Polarity

    Other Polarities



    Chapter 20 Feeling as Basis of Knowing and Recognizing the Other as an Ego

    Merleau-Ponty's Concept of Body-Subject (Corps-Sujet)

    Defining the Premises

    The Preobjective Stage of Development

    Primacy of the Subject-Subject Relation

    Physiognomic Perception

    The Role of Feeling

    Awareness without Ego-Awareness

    What is an Emotion?

    Emotional Dimensions




    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 358
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1970
  • Published: January 28, 1970
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483216133

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Magda B. Arnold

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