This revised second edition of Psychology of Emotion 2nd edition reviews both theory and methods in emotion science, discussing findings about the brain; the expression, function, and regulation of emotion; differences and similarities due to gender and culture; the relationship between cognition and emotion; and emotion processes in groups.
Since the turn of the 21st century, the psychology of emotion has grown to become its own field of study. Because the study of emotion draws inspiration from areas of science outside of psychology, including neuroscience, psychiatry, genetics, computer science, biology, zoology, and behavioral economics, the field is now often called emotion science or affective science. A subfield of affective science is affective neuroscience, the study of the emotional brain.
Comprehensive in its scope yet eminently readable, Psychology of Emotion 2e serves as an ideal introduction for college students to the scientific study of emotion. It features effective learning devices such as learning links, bold key terms, tables, developmental details boxes, graphs, and illustrations.