Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Emotions : a brief history / Keith Oatley.

Oatley, Keith.
Date
2004
  • Books


About this work

Publication/Creation

Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.

Physical description

1 online resource (xi, 190 pages) : illustrations.

Contents

Meaning and ambiguity : emotions : signals of what is vital -- Evolution, culture, and a necessary ambivalence : inherited repertoires of emotion built upon by culture and experience -- Medicine for the soul : from epicureans and stoics via the seven deadly sins to cognitive therapy -- Emotions and the brain : accidents, imaging technologies, the new psychopharmacology -- Social histories : emotions and relationships : social goals of aggression, attachment, affiliation, and their mixtures -- Individual histories : emotional development from childhood to maturity -- Emotional disorders : excesses of sadness, anxiety, shame, and anger -- Emotional intelligence : what is it to be emotionally intelligent? Are there skills to learn?

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-180) and indexes.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Permanent link


Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780470777114
  • 0470777117

We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.