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Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Kristyn Gorton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An engaging and original study of current research on television audiences and the concept of emotion, this book offers a unique approach to key issues within television studies. Topics discussed ... More


The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Giovanna Colombetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this book I conceptualize various affective phenomena from the perspective of the “enactive” approach in cognitive science and philosophy of mind. I begin by arguing that affectivity is not a ... More


Cannabinoids and the Brain

Linda A. Parker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Cannabinoids and the Brain introduces an informed general audience to the scientific discovery of the endocannabinoid system and recent preclinical research that explains its importance in brain ... More


Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Margaret Alexiou and Douglas Cairns (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume brings together an international team of scholars to explore the shifting shapes and functions of laughter and tears in the history, religion, art and literature of Greek communities from ... More


Homespun Gospel: The Triumph of Sentimentality in Contemporary American Evangelicalism

Todd M. Brenneman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199988983
eISBN:
9780199370009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988983.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Evangelicalism has always traditionally been understood as a movement centered on certain beliefs regarding the Bible, conversion, and society. Contemporary evangelicalism, however, is not so much ... More


Peeling Off Our Conscious Lives

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a fictive experiment in which a person named Harry voluntarily undergoes neurosurgical operations by which various cognitive processes are reversibly abolished. This paves the ... More


The Renaissance of emotion: Understanding affect in Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Richard Meek and Erin Sullivan (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090783
eISBN:
9781781708866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090783.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This collection of essays offers a major reassessment of the meaning and significance of emotional experience in the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Recent scholarship on early modern ... More


Conclusion

Claire Sutherland

in Reimagining the Nation: Togetherness, Belonging and Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326281
eISBN:
9781447336655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326281.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter concludes by questioning the logic of nationalism and chauvinism in perpetuating inequality, starting with colonialism. It explores why nationalism still has such power to mobilise by ... More


What Nostalgia Was: War, Empire, and the Time of a Deadly Emotion

Thomas Dodman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226492803
eISBN:
9780226493138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493138.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Nostalgia today is seen as a wistful but ultimately benign longing for the past—a positive emotion innate to all human beings. It hasn’t always been so. As the saying goes, nostalgia “ain’t what it ... More


Basic Formal Ontology at Work

Robert Arp, Barry Smith, and Andrew D. Spear

in Building Ontologies With Basic Formal Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262527811
eISBN:
9780262329583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527811.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

We discuss the interplay between applied ontology and the use of web resources in scientific and other domains, and provide an account of how ontologies are implemented computationally. We provide an ... More


Packing for Kabul

Henri Myrttinen

in Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337683
eISBN:
9781447337737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337683.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Using a visit to Kabul as its entry point, the vignette explores feelings of apprehension and fear linked to this visit, but also the privileges that come with being a male western researcher.


Conclusions, and broader issues

Edmund T. Rolls

in Emotion and Decision-making Explained

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199659890
eISBN:
9780191772078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659890.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

The book provides a synthesis of emotion, motivation, neuroeconomics and value representations, and decision-making, with particular attention to the underlying brain mechanisms, to the emotional vs ... More


The nature of emotion

Edmund T. Rolls

in Emotion and Decision-making Explained

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199659890
eISBN:
9780191772078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659890.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Emotions can be operationally defined as states elicited by rewards and punishers, that is, by instrumental reinforcers. This approach leads to a classification of different emotions based on ... More


Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Tala Jarjour

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Sense and Sadness is a story of the living practice of Syriac chant in Aleppo, Syria. To understand and explain this oral tradition, the book puts forward the concept of the emotional economy of ... More


Theorising Emotion and Affect: feminist engagements

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses primarily on theorising the concepts of emotion and affect within feminist theory, however, the final sections works to bridge the gap between theorising emotion and studying it ... More


Theorising Emotion in Film and Television

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter turns to film theory where the concept of emotion has been explored primarily through research by cognitive film theorists. Television is still a new area in terms of work on emotion and ... More


Introduction: once more, with feeling

Simon Mussell

in Critical Theory and Feeling: The Affective Politics of the Early Frankfurt School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105707
eISBN:
9781526132253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105707.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The introduction sets out the book’s aims and objectives in relation to the predominant legacies of political philosophy. The author shows how rationalist principles have formed the backbone of ... More


The Mighty Elkhorn: Our Home Creek

Zina Merkin

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter highlights aspects of water’s call to the human spirit from a personal perspective. It raises questions about values, priorities, and policies as communities look to the future of water ... More


Social Emotions in Nature and Artifact

Jonathan Gratch and Stacy Marsella (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195387643
eISBN:
9780199369195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387643.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

Motion profoundly shapes human social interactions. Researchers across a surprising diversity of scientific and technical fields are attempting to measure, understand and possibly harness the impact ... More


Publish and Perish

Bernard Weiner

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Bernard Weiner describes his most underappreciated work: a paper on achievement motivation which he considers a case of publish and perish. Published in Cognition and Emotion, Weiner's research ... More


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