Description

Emotions shape all aspects of our thinking and behavior, particularly when we communicate with others. How does our brain respond to emotions conveyed by picture media, human faces, voices, and written language? How do we integrate this information in social interaction? What goes wrong in the brains of people suffering from emotional disorders? This book reviews modern neuroscientific and psychological research providing answers to these questions. In this volume, leading researchers give comprehensive overviews of the current knowledge on different aspects of emotional perception and the underlying brain mechanisms and highlight outstanding research questions for the future. This book provides essential information for other researchers in the fields of affective and cognitive neuroscience as well as for advanced students.

Readership

Researchers and advances students in the fields of affective and cognitive neuroscience.

Details

No. of pages:
522
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444521828
Electronic ISBN:
9780080466064