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On Some Affective Relations between Audiences and the Characters in Popular Fictions

Noël Carroll

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay explores a range of affective relations between popular audiences and the characters in mass fiction including including identification, empathy, sympathy, antipathy,sollidarity, ... More


The Science of Social Vision

Reginald B. Adams, Nalini Ambady, Ken Nakayama, and Shinsuke Shimojo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

The human visual system is particularly attuned to and remarkably efficient at processing social cues. We can effectively “read” others' mental and emotional states and make snap judgments about ... More


The search for the fundamental brain/mind sources of affective experience

Jaak Panksepp and Marcia Smith-Pasqualini

in Emotional Development:: Recent Research Advances

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528845
eISBN:
9780191689567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528845.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter points out that humans begin to navigate the complexities of the world, and learn about the values and contingencies of the environment at birth. What emerges most during development is ... More


Composers’ creative process: The role of life-events, emotion and reason

Vladimir J. Koneˇcni

in Musical Imaginations: Multidisciplinary perspectives on creativity, performance and perception

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568086
eISBN:
9780191731044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568086.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents reflections about an important and much discussed aspect of art-music composers' creative process, namely, the role — if any — that emotions, and specifically acute emotional ... More


Cognitive Performance After Listening to Music: A Review of the Mozart Effect

E. Glenn Schellenberg

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter reviews studies that examined the effects of music listening on cognitive performance. It focuses on performance after listening to music. The arousal and mood hypothesis offers an ... More


The Value of Positive Emotion: Philosophical Doubts and Reassurances

Daniel M. Haybron

in Positive Emotion: Integrating the Light Sides and Dark Sides

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926725
eISBN:
9780199394531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926725.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This paper argues that positive emotion is a central element of human well-being, but with important qualifications. To begin with, it is helpful to focus attention more broadly than on emotions per ... More


Social Color Vision

Mark A. Changizi and Shinsuke Shimojo

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews evidence supporting the hypothesis that color vision is a kind of social vision, about the emotional states and moods of others. The argument from the first of the three main ... More


Emotional Response to Music: A Review

John Sloboda

in Exploring the Musical Mind: Cognition, emotion, ability, function

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198530121
eISBN:
9780191689741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530121.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The reason that many people engage with music, as performers or listeners, is that it has power to evoke or enhance valued emotional states. Studies supporting this general assertion are reviewed in ... More


The Art of Compression

Mark Turner

in The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306361
eISBN:
9780199851034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306361.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Power of Images (1989) described some of the recurrent symptoms of emotional responses to paintings and sculptures throughout history. This chapter takes the problem one ... More


Positive Emotion: Integrating the Light Sides and Dark Sides

June Gruber and Judith Tedlie Moskowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926725
eISBN:
9780199394531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926725.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book offers a comprehensive summary of current theoretical and empirical work on positive emotion and provides empirical examples of the “light side’ or adaptive benefits of positive emotion ... More


Once Again, This Time with Feeling

Stephen Davies

in Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

I argue against an account of expressiveness in musical performance that models it after quotation effected through the induction or simulation of an emotional state. A preferable view holds that, if ... More


Managing Emotions as a Professional Ideal

Jodi Halpern

in From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195111194
eISBN:
9780190267728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195111194.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter attempts to distinguish between emotional reasoning and detached reasoning. Physicians are aware of the therapeutic value of emotional engagement, yet emotions can also affect and even ... More


Neural and Evolutionary Perspectives on Empathy

C. Sue Carter, James Harri, and Stephen W. Porges

in The Social Neuroscience of Empathy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012973
eISBN:
9780262255295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012973.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter focuses on autonomic and neuroendocrine processes that underlie social behaviors and emotional states, including those that are believed to reflect empathy in humans. Empathy has been ... More


Perceiving Social Category Information from Faces: Using ERPs to Study Person Perception

Tiffany A. Ito

in Social Neuroscience: Toward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195316872
eISBN:
9780199893324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The human ability to perceive faces is particularly impressive when considered in the context of the many different social inferences we perform, as well as the high degree of accuracy and relatively ... More


Talk as Show (a Show of Emotion)

in The Money Shot: Trash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309095
eISBN:
9780226309088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309088.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Producers have an easier time leading guests to the emotional brink if the topic is sensitive or volatile to begin with, if the guest feels strongly about it, if the guest is being surprised, or if ... More


Voter Affect and the Demise of Party Systems

in Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes voter affect and the psychological mechanism connecting citizens' attitudes with the decision to vote in favor of party-system collapse in Peru and Venezuela. It describes an ... More


Prologue

Moore Colleen F.

in Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153910
eISBN:
9780199846986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153910.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to review some of the best science on how pollution affects the quality of children's lives, particularly intellectual functioning, ... More


Rejoinder

Alan B. Krueger, Daniel Kahneman, David Schkade, Norbert Schwarz, and Arthur A. Stone (eds)

in Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations: National Accounts of Time Use and Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454566
eISBN:
9780226454573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454573.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter explains several valid points about the strengths and weaknesses of the proposed method for National Time Accounting (NTA), particularly regarding the idea of measuring subjective ... More


“The Most Emotionally Draining Thing I Have Ever Done in My Life”

James B. Waldram

in Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the Empathy module. Inmates in the treatment program are required to undergo empathy training as one of their final treatment modules. An underlying assumption of the Empathy ... More


Adaptation and Face Perception: How Aftereffects Implicate Norm-Based Coding of Faces

Gillian Rhodes, Rachel Robbins, Emma Jaquet, Elinor Mckone, Linda Jeffery, and Colin W.G. Clifford

in Fitting the Mind to the World: Adaptation and After-Effects in High-Level Vision

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529699
eISBN:
9780191689697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529699.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Faces provide vital social information which shapes one's interactions. A response to a person depends on one's perception of their identity, sex, age, attractiveness, health, and ethnicity, as well ... More


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