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Affective causes and consequences of social information processing.

  title={Affective causes and consequences of social information processing.},
  author={G. Clore and N. Schwarz and M. Conway},
The study of affect is as old as scientific psychology itself. A hundred years ago, two of the most influential psychologists were Wilhelm Wundt and William James. Both were centrally concerned with affect but in different ways -Wundt was a structuralist and James a functionalist. Wundt (1897) was concerned with the underlying structure of emotions, and his conclusions were similar to those of recent investigators concerning the dimensions of emotional quality (e.g., Russell, 1980). But James… Expand
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