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Causes and Consequences of Feelings

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ISBN-10: 052163363X

ISBN-13: 9780521633635

Edition: 2000

Authors: Leonard Berkowitz, Antony Manstead, Keith Oatley

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This engaging, scholarly, and up-to-date book by one of the leading social psychologists in the world reviews the rapidly growing body of research on the antecedents and consequences of positive and negative affect. Starting with studies that identify the dimensions along which affective experience can be located, it considers whether good and bad feelings are opposite ends of a bipolar continuum or are independent dimensions. It then looks at the many conditions that can determine whether an experience is felt as pleasant or unpleasant and examines how feelings can influence thought, memory, and action. For example, the author shows how the associative perspective accounts for mood effects…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
Feelings: their nature and causes
More on the causes of feelings: appraisals and bodily reactions
Influences of feelings on memory
Personal traumas and memory
Feeling effects on judgments and decision making
Feelings, persuasion, and motivation
Feelings and social behavior