Evaluation of environmental problems: A coherence model of cognition and emotion

@inproceedings{Nerb2001EvaluationOE,
  title={Evaluation of environmental problems: A coherence model of cognition and emotion},
  author={Josef Nerb and Hans Spada},
  year={2001}
}
This article presents a computational framework for understanding how media information about environmental problems influences cognition, emotion, and behaviour. The theoretical assumptions are formally specified and implemented in the computer model ITERA (Intuitive Thinking in Environmental Risk Appraisal) using a constraint satisfaction network. The model makes predictions about the cognitive evaluation of environmental problems, about the development of distinct emotions (anger and sadness… CONTINUE READING

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Appraisal processes conceptualized from a schema-theoreti c perspective: Contributions to a process analysis of emotions

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