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Being Equivocal: Affective Responses Left Unspecified

Auli Hakulinen and Marja-Leena Sorjonen

in Emotion in Interaction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730735
eISBN:
9780199950034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730735.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the Finnish expression /voi että/, which is used as a response cry. It lacks referential meaning but is not devoid of meaning: it has become conventionalized as an index of ... More


Pornography and Imagining about Oneself

Kathleen Stock

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores, and ultimately rejects, the thought that enjoying erotica or pornography must always involve imagining something about oneself. After distinguishing between different kinds of ... More


Indirect Perceptual, Cognitive, and Behavioural Measures

Daniel Västfjäll

in Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230143
eISBN:
9780191696435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230143.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter reviews a number of perceptual, cognitive, and behavioural (indirect) measures of affect that may help us understand musical emotions. It is organized as follows. First, the problems ... More


Affect as a Potential Determinant of Physical Activity and Exercise: Critical Appraisal of an Emerging Research Field

Panteleimon Ekkekakis, Zachary Zenko, Matthew A. Ladwig, and Mark E. Hartman

in Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190499037
eISBN:
9780190881375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499037.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The promotion of physical activity and exercise has been a persistently challenging problem for industrialized societies. Traditionally, these behaviors have been conceptualized as resulting from the ... More


Physiological Evidence and the Paradox of Fiction

Kathleen Stock

in Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199669639
eISBN:
9780191749384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669639.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Philosophical aesthetics has increasingly turned towards empirical evidence to settle long-standing questions. Yet, surprisingly, given philosophers’ tendencies to cautious critical analysis, the use ... More


Towards a ‘Natural’ Bond of Cognitive and Affective Narratology

Caroline Pirlet and Andreas Wirag

in Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496869
eISBN:
9780190496883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The chapter explores the neglected affective dimension in reader-response frameworks in cognitive poetics and narratology to advance a more holistic model of how readers make sense of stories. Future ... More


Tambu, Grief, and the Meaning of Death

A. L. Epstein

in In the Midst of Life: Affect and Ideation in the World of the Tolai

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520075627
eISBN:
9780520911642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520075627.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Visitors to the Gazelle Peninsula were intrigued by the local monetary system and the way in which tambu was intricately interwoven into the very texture of social life. One such traveler commented ... More


Stoicism & Emotion

Margaret R. Graver

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305578
eISBN:
9780226305202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305202.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

On the surface, stoicism and emotion seem like contradictory terms. Yet the Stoic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome were deeply interested in the emotions, which they understood as complex ... More


Whatever Happened to Schema-Triggered Affect?

Susan T. Fiske

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/9780199778188.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Susan T. Fiske reflects on her most underappreciated work: her research on affect and its relation to schema, which went against the cognitive tide sweeping social psychology at the time. The first ... More


Toward an Adequate Conception of Aesthetic Experience

Jerrold Levinson

in Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767213
eISBN:
9780191821813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767213.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The aim of this chapter is to develop a viable characterization of aesthetic experience, clarifying along the way the relation between aesthetic experience and aesthetic attitude, aesthetic ... More


What Comes Next?: Musical Expectancy

Patrik N. Juslin

in Musical Emotions Explained: Unlocking the Secrets of Musical Affect

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198753421
eISBN:
9780191842689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753421.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the notion of musical expectancy. Musical expectancy is defined as a process whereby an emotion is aroused in a listener because a specific feature of the music violates, ... More


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