Affective Influence on Judgments and Decisions: Moving towards Core Mechanisms

  title={Affective Influence on Judgments and Decisions: Moving towards Core Mechanisms},
  author={P. Winkielman and Brian Knutson and M. Paulus and J. L. Trujillo},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  pages={179 - 192}
  • P. Winkielman, Brian Knutson, +1 author J. L. Trujillo
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • Review of General Psychology
  • This article reviews psychological accounts of affective influence on judgments and decisions and argues that these accounts can be enriched by insights from biopsychology. The authors show how biopsychological research helps (1) reveal the sources of values and feelings; (2) predict when affect will influence attentional, perceptual, memorial, and decision processes; and (3) identify precise mechanisms underlying the interaction between affective and cognitive systems. The authors also propose… CONTINUE READING

    Figures from this paper.

    The influence of emotions on cognitive control: feelings and beliefs—where do they meet?
    • 22
    • PDF
    Anxiety and Decision-Making
    • 203
    • PDF
    Judgment and Decision Making in Adolescence
    • 256
    • PDF
    Embodied Perspective on Emotion-Cognition Interactions
    • 41
    Bob Zajonc and the Unconscious Emotion
    • 10
    • PDF


    Publications referenced by this paper.
    Mood and judgment: the affect infusion model (AIM).
    • 2,803
    All Negative Moods Are Not Equal: Motivational Influences of Anxiety and Sadness on Decision Making.
    • 985
    • PDF
    Affect, cognition, and awareness: affective priming with optimal and suboptimal stimulus exposures.
    • 1,377
    • PDF
    Fear, anger, and risk.
    • 2,190
    • PDF
    The emotion probe. Studies of motivation and attention.
    • 2,415
    Patterns of cognitive appraisal in emotion.
    • 2,919
    Reflective and Impulsive Determinants of Social Behavior
    • 2,877
    • PDF