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The Biology and Psychology Perspectives

Mark Tatham and Katherine Morton

in Expression in Speech: Analysis and Synthesis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199250677
eISBN:
9780191719462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250677.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter outlines some accounts of the biological and cognitive systems which characterize the source of the emotive content of speech, followed by a general description of the biological ... More


The functions of emotion: reward, punishment, and emotion in brain design

Edmund T. Rolls

in Emotion Explained

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198570035
eISBN:
9780191693793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570035.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter introduces the concept of brain design, which is the underlying reason why we have emotions. There are simple systems that approach or escape from stimuli. Systems that use rewards and ... More


The Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis

C. Daniel Batson

in Altruism in Humans

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195341065
eISBN:
9780199894222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341065.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The empathy-altruism hypothesis states that empathic concern produces altruistic motivation. To unpack this deceptively simply hypothesis, it is necessary to know what is meant by “empathic concern,” ... More


The Features and Functions of Positive Emotions in Close Relationships

Julie Fitness and Vicki Williams

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The aim of this chapter is to provide a review of the features and functions of a number of positive emotions, including joy, interest, and love, and to elucidate their roles in close relationship ... More


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