What is emotion?

@article{Cabanac2002WhatIE,
  title={What is emotion?},
  author={Michel Cabanac},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={2002},
  volume={60},
  pages={69-83}
}
  • M. Cabanac
  • Published 1 November 2002
  • Psychology
  • Behavioural Processes
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