Interoception in emotional expe rience

  title={Interoception in emotional expe rience},
  author={Stefan Wiens},
Purpose of review Many theories of emotion have postulated a close relationship of the feedback of physiological changes and their perception with emotional experience. This paper reviews recent advances in theory and brain-imaging research on this topic of interoception and describes a hypothetical model of the potential mechanisms. Recent findings Research from patients with spinal-cord injuries and pure autonomic failure suggests that emotion-related peripheral autonomic changes are not… CONTINUE READING