Neuroscience of Emotion 1 Running Head: NEUROSCIENCE OF EMOTION A Multiprocess Perspective on the Neuroscience of Emotion

@inproceedings{Ochsner2002NeuroscienceOE,
  title={Neuroscience of Emotion 1 Running Head: NEUROSCIENCE OF EMOTION A Multiprocess Perspective on the Neuroscience of Emotion},
  author={Kevin N. Ochsner and Lisa Feldman Barrett},
  year={2002}
}
During the past century, neuroscientists and psychologists have viewed emotion through different lenses. According to many contemporary psychologists our emotions are a product of the way in which we interpret the world. On this view, the way we think about, or appraise, the significance of an event determines whether it will make us happy or sad, angry or glad. The same stimulus, such as your brother punching you in the arm, will have an entirely different meaning depending upon whether his… CONTINUE READING

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