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The laws of emotion.

0805825983

The laws of emotion.

Frijda, Nico H.

Lawrence Erlbaum

2007

352 pages

$34.50

Paperback

BF531

To better understand the underlying psychological mechanisms of emotion, Frijda (psychology, Amsterdam U., emeritus) addresses several unanswered problems in emotion theory as well as previously neglected topics such as the determinants of emotional intensity, the duration of emotions, and sexual emotions. He touches on both evolutionary and neuroscientific explanations. The text concludes with Frijda's insights into the complex emotional domains of sex, revenge and the need to commemorate past events.

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