Tag Archives: Emotion

Some continuous musings on emotion.

I’m trying to think about emotion. Or think about how to think about them. What is a good, fruitful conceptualization. Perhaps, first, in line with Joseph LeDoux one should really jettison the term “Emotion” as it is more of a … Continue reading

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A classic emotion experiment that would never pass todays IRB

When I teach emotion and emotional facial expression, I frequently start with this Landis paper. And, here is a nice summary of that paper, with pictures of the faces they photographed. And, the method that they employed long before there … Continue reading

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Emotions – preamble to thinking about them ecologically

I’m thinking about emotion. This is something I’ve done for a long time. What I really want is to move towards an ecological/dynamic view of them, which I have always thought was the thing to do. Emotion researchers have dipped … Continue reading

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Some hazy metaphorical thoughts on improving science inspired by game theory and emotions.

I brought with me Robert Franks Passion within Reason (another tip from Jason Collins) on my trip to Brussels. I was reading it, as I was waiting for the symposium to start (and waiting for Daniel Lakens to show up), … Continue reading

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My friends over on the humanities side and me are working on some similar ideas to those described in this blog. We have some intresting results, and some further ideas. Remarkably little has been done on something so influential.

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Emotion english doesn’t have a word for (but we still know what they are)

Well, as I’m supposedly an Emotion Researcher, this caught me. Very cool zoomable posters showing emotions that have names in other languages (but not english – in some cases in Swedish, but not always), and how they are related to … Continue reading

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