Incorporating motivational intensity and direction into the study of emotions: implications for brain mechanisms of emotion and cognition-emotion interactions

@article{HarmonJones2008IncorporatingMI,
  title={Incorporating motivational intensity and direction into the study of emotions: implications for brain mechanisms of emotion and cognition-emotion interactions},
  author={Eddie Harmon-Jones and Philip A. Gable},
  journal={Netherlands Journal of Psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={64},
  pages={132-142}
}
Contemporary dimensional models of emotion regard the positive to negative valence dimension as an important organising principle. This principle has been used to organise empirical observations of the relationship between left vs. right (asymmetrical) frontal cortical activations and positive vs. negative emotional experience and expression. This affective valence organising principle has also been used in research concerned with how emotions affect cognition, and much research has suggested… CONTINUE READING

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