Emotion Processing in Autism Spectrum Disorders

5 January 2007

Those with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are also known to have problems processing emotional information.

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Emotion Processing Deficits in Alexithymia

3 January 2007

Alexithymia is a subclinical condition characterised by an inability to express or identify felt emotions.

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What is empathy?

3 January 2007

Some of the most striking discoveries in psychology have come from patients with deficits of various kinds.

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A Process Model of Appraisal

29 December 2006

Appraisal theory posits that our emotions are generated through an evaluation of particular types of information that are relevant to us.

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Appraisal Processes in Emotion

3 December 2006

The best known modern theory conceptualising emotional states concentrates on two dimensions: valence and arousal.

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Emotional Blogging

28 November 2006

[Photo by Claudecf] One of the problems with blogging is that content gets old really fast. This can mean that great old posts can get lost under the sheer weight […]

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Neural Correlates of Emotional Judgements

20 November 2006

[Photo by robertrazrblog] At the outset of this journey into the emotions, I considered the philosophical work of Robert Solomon. Recall that Solomon argues that emotions are judgements and strategies […]

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