Evolutionary considerations on complex emotions and music-induced emotions: Comment on "The quartet theory of human emotions: An integrative and neurofunctional model" by S. Koelsch et al.

@article{Gingras2015EvolutionaryCO,
  title={Evolutionary considerations on complex emotions and music-induced emotions: Comment on "The quartet theory of human emotions: An integrative and neurofunctional model" by S. Koelsch et al.},
  author={Bruno Gingras and Manuela M Marin},
  journal={Physics of life reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={13},
  pages={53-4}
}
Recent efforts to uncover the neural underpinnings of emotional experiences have provided a foundation for novel neurophysiological theories of emotions, adding to the existing body of psychophysiological, motivational, and evolutionary theories. Besides explicitly modeling human-specific emotions and considering the interactions between emotions and language, Koelsch et al.’s original contribution to this challenging endeavor is to identify four brain areas as distinct “affect systems” which… CONTINUE READING