Embodying Emotion

@article{Niedenthal2007EmbodyingE,
  title={Embodying Emotion},
  author={Paula M. Niedenthal},
  journal={Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={316},
  pages={1002 - 1005}
}
Recent theories of embodied cognition suggest new ways to look at how we process emotional information. The theories suggest that perceiving and thinking about emotion involve perceptual, somatovisceral, and motoric reexperiencing (collectively referred to as “embodiment”) of the relevant emotion in one's self. The embodiment of emotion, when induced in human participants by manipulations of facial expression and posture in the laboratory, causally affects how emotional information is processed… 
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