I Second That Emotion

Untangling Our Zany Feelings

Author: Patsy Clairmont

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418536466

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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We women are wonderfully made, but, boy, we sure are emotionally intricate. With her trademark conversational style and wit, Patsy Clairmont tackles a subject most women feel at a loss to approach—their feelings. I Second That Emotion takes one of Patsy’s most popular topics at the Women of Faith conferences and shows how you can deal with a turbulent emotional life. I Second That Emotion pulls some of our emotions out to examine them individually. Don’t allow life to push your emotional buttons till you have an emotional meltdown. Instead, let God help you get untangled.
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Second That Emotion

How Decisions, Trends, & Movements Are Shaped

Author: Jeremy D. Holden

Publisher: Prometheus Books

ISBN: 1616146656

Category: Psychology

Page: 287

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An advertising and communications expert traces the fascinating process whereby a passion for an idea, a politician, a celebrity, or a brand gives rise to a set of illogical beliefs that becomes the basis for a powerful movement. Conventional wisdom has it that spin doctors and Madison Avenue are responsible for manipulating our thoughts, causing us to endorse ideas or buy products that we would otherwise reject outright. Holden shows that while advertising and propaganda can provide a spark and social media provides the kindling, individuals create consumer, political, and cultural trends based, more often than not, on thinking that they know logically to be flawed. For businesspeople who want to see their company or brand break through, this book is both essential and entertaining reading. For the rest of us, the author provides a window into our decision-making processes, and how emotion-based illogical leaps drive our support for movements, whether they are political, commercial, or related to popular culture. From the Hardcover edition.
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I Second That Emotion

Unmasking the Seven Plagues That Create Problems for Pulpits and Everyday People Around the World

Author: Darron Lamonte Edwards

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530145201

Category:

Page: 68

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This God-breathed work is a most helpful book providing insightful information on emotions. Darron Edwards walks the reader through these often experienced, yet seldom dealt with, emotions that affect our worship life, our work life, and our wedded life. He offers practical application and biblical principles to help the reader deal with them in the right way. I Second That Emotion offers real hope and the promise of victory in Jesus to those battling with their emotions. It is an essential tool for church leaders, families, and friends desiring to help those whose emotions seem to be getting the best of them.
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Getting Your Head Around the Brain

Author: Amanda Ellison

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137272503

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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Have you ever wondered how it's possible to walk down a street, with your thoughts on what you're going to have for lunch? What's telling your legs to move while your mind is on other things? And how are you reading these words right now? The simple answer: it's your brain. By answering these questions and more, Getting Your Head Around the Brain is your first stop for understanding human behaviour. It provides intriguing insight into the brain's awesome abilities, and covers fascinating topics like sensation, memory and emotion. Whether you're studying for your psychology degree, or whether you just want to learn more about human behaviour, Getting Your Head Around the Brain is a fun-and-friendly guide to this mysterious and often misunderstood organ. Key features: * no nonsense – it's written in language that you don't need a PhD to understand; * eye-catching illustrations and cartoons; * fascinating examples throughout. Let this book guide your curiosity for the intricacies and surprises of the brain and the behaviour it produces.
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Right-Brain Project Management

A Complementary Approach

Author: B. Michael Aucoin

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1523096004

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 338

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Right-Brain Project Management: A Complementary Approach looks at contemporary project management from a fresh perspective, exploring “right-brain" approaches that are intuitive and capitalize on natural human thinking and activity. Coupled with the logical and formal, or “left-brain," methodology associated with conventional project management, facilitation of right-brain functions offers a good range of techniques for project success. Presenting extensive research and the experiences of project managers who use right-brain approaches successfully, this book sheds a unique and hopeful light on conquering the challenges of contemporary projects. In this valuable resource, you will: •Explore the current landscape of project management, which highlights contemporary projects that are complex and aggressive •Examine topics that address how people grow and develop patterns of thinking and attitudes that have a profound effect on the management of projects •Consider what truly motivates people to get out of bed and right to their projects •Evaluate the profound changes that take place on projects and how to navigate those changes •Discover the seven principles of right-brain project management, founded on the powerful and rich processing capabilities of the right brain Learn how the successful project manager can become a whole-brain project manager by enlisting resources from both the right and the left sides, and how to further enhance project management by incorporating innovation and flexibility.
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True Grit

Author: Frank Mclintock

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472227034

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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Frank McLintock was a leading player of his generation and is acclaimed as one of Arsenal's greatest captains. After transferring from Leicester, in 1970 he led Arsenal to a famous victory in the Fairs Cup and followed this up with even greater glory a year later, winning an historic league and FA Cup double. He left Arsenal in 1973 after being controversially dropped, and enjoyed four successful years at QPR. He retired from playing in 1977, to make an ill-conceived and hasty move into management. Following this difficult period he entered the often shady world of agents, and faced perhaps his worst moment in the game, becoming involved in the infamous bung scandal over Teddy Sherringham's transfer from Forest to Spurs. His is a captivating football story spanning 45 years during which he achieved fabulous success and faced shattering lows, all told with enthusiasm, humour, honesty and intense passion.
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The Handbook of Emotion and Memory

Research and Theory

Author: Sven-Ake Christianson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317783581

Category: Psychology

Page: 528

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This important volume defines the state of the art in the field of emotion and memory by offering a blend of research review, unpublished findings, and theory on topics related to its study. As the first contemporary reference source in this area, it summarizes findings on implicit and explicit aspects of emotion and memory, addresses conceptual and methodological difficulties associated with different paradigms and current procedures, and presents broad theoretical perspectives to guide further research. This volume articulates the accomplishments of the field and the points of disagreement, and gives the brain, clinical, and cognitive sciences an invaluable resource for 21st-century researchers. Citing and analyzing the results of experiments as well as field and case studies, the chapters are organized around methodological approaches, biological-evolutionary perspectives, and clinical perspectives, and bring together experts in neuroscience, and both cognitive and clinical psychology. Questions addressed include: * What is the nature of emotional events and what do we retain from them? * Is there something about emotional events that causes them to be processed differently in memory? * Do emotional memories have special characteristics that differ from those produced by "ordinary" memory mechanisms or systems? * Do people with emotional disturbances remember differently than normal people? * Which factors play the most crucial role in functional amnesia?
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Emotional Labour in Health Care

The Unmanaged Heart of Nursing

Author: Catherine Theodosius

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134130732

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Do nurses still care? In today’s inflexible, fast-paced and more accountable workplace where biomedical and clinical models dominate health care practice, is there room for emotional labour? Based on original empirical research, this book delves into personal accounts of nurses' emotion expressions and experiences as they emerge from everyday nursing practice, and illustrates how their emotional labour is adapting in response to a constantly changing work environment. The book begins by re-examining Arlie Hochschild’s sociological notion of emotional labour, and combines it with Margaret Archer’s understanding of emotion and the inner dialogue. In an exploration of the nature of emotional labour, its historical and political context, and providing original, but easily recognisable, typology, Catherine Theodosius emphasises that it is emotion – complex, messy and opaque – that drives emotional labour within health care. She suggests that rather than being marginalised, emotional labour in nursing is frequently found in places that are hidden or unrecognised. By understanding emotion itself, which is fundamentally interactive and communicative, she argues that emotional labour is intrinsically linked to personal and social identity. The suggestion is made that the nursing profession has a responsibility to include emotional labour within personal and professional development strategies to ensure the care needs of the vulnerable are met. This innovative volume will be of interest to nursing, health care and sociology students, researchers and professionals.
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Gut Reactions

A Perceptual Theory of Emotion

Author: Jesse J. Prinz

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199882258

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

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Gut Reactions is an interdisciplinary defense of the claim that emotions are perceptions in a double sense. First of all, they are perceptions of changes in the body, but, through the body, they also allow us to literally perceive danger, loss, and other matters of concern. This proposal, which Prinz calls the embodied appraisal theory, reconciles the long standing debate between those who say emotions are cognitive and those who say they are noncognitive. The basic idea behind embodied appraisals is captured in the familiar notion of a "gut reaction," which has been overlooked by much emotion research. Prinz also addresses emotional valence, emotional consciousness, and the debate between evolutionary psychologists and social constructionists.
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Emotion

Author: Annett Schirmer

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483322149

Category: Psychology

Page: 528

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Emotion, by Annett Schirmer, is a comprehensive text that integrates traditional psychological theories and cutting-edge neuroscience research to explain the nature and role of emotions in human functioning. Written in an engaging style, the book explores emotions at the behavioral, physiological, mental, and neurofunctional (i.e., chemical, metabolic, and structural) levels, and examines each in a broad context, touching on different theoretical perspectives, regulatory processes, development, and culture, among others. Providing greater insight and depth than existing texts, the book offers a holistic view of the field, giving students a broader understanding of the mechanisms underlying emotions and enabling them to appreciate the role emotions play in their lives. In dedicated chapters, the text covers past and current theories of emotion, individual emotions and their bodily representation, the role of emotions for behavior and cognition, as well as interindividual differences.
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Self-Evaluation

Affective and Social Grounds of Intentionality

Author: Anita Konzelmann Ziv,Keith Lehrer,Hans Bernhard Schmid

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400712669

Category: Psychology

Page: 282

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The book contains contributions by leading figures in philosophy of mind and action, emotion theory, and phenomenology. As the focus of the volume is truly innovative we expect the book to sell well to both philosophers and scholars from neighboring fields such as social and cognitive science. The predominant view in analytic philosophy is that an ability for self-evaluation is constitutive for agency and intentionality. Until now, the debate is limited in two (possibly mutually related) ways: Firstly, self-evaluation is usually discussed in individual terms, and, as such, not sufficiently related to its social dimensions; secondly, self-evaluation is viewed as a matter of belief and desire, neglecting its affective and emotional aspects. The aim of the book is to fill these research lacunas and to investigate the question of how these two shortcomings of the received views are related.
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Language and Emotion

Author: James MacLynn Wilce

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521864178

Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Page: 233

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This book analyses the signals people use to express emotion, looking at the social, cultural and political functions of emotional language.
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The Development of Social Cognition

Author: Suzanne Hala

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317775007

Category: Psychology

Page: 408

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The Development of Social Cognition presents a lively, up-to-date examination of both the classical issues and contemporary understanding of theory and research in social cognitive development. The initial chapters highlight one of the central, theoretical tensions in the field, which is whether the development of understanding people is fundamentally different from understanding things. Subsequent chapters are devoted to development across specific areas of social cognition from infancy through to adolescence. The text ends with a comprehensive examination of the development of moral aspects of social cognition.
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Emotion

Author: Douglas Candland

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595270263

Category: Psychology

Page: 308

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The concept of emotion is central to our understanding of ourselves. Since Darwin's writings, our view of emotion, our origins, and ourselves has changed. Emotion, published in 1977, is the work of six authors each writing about emotion from different perspectives, but, based on year-long conversations with one another about their ideas, in ways that provide a comprehensive account of the ways in which we understand ourselves. Chapter 1 (Douglas K. Candland) places the concept of emotion in historical perspective, showing how persistent issues reappear and re-evolve; Chapters 2 and 3 (Hormones and Emotion; the Nervous System and Emotion) by Alan I. Leshner and Roger M. Tarpy are areas in which significant advances have occurred since the publication of this book, yet the issues they lay out remain contemporary. Chapter 4, by Robert Plutchik offers an evolutionary vie of how cognition and emotion are related. Ernest Keen provides, in Chapter 5, an analysis of Freud and Jung's theories of emotion. In Chapter 6, Joseph P. Fell offers a statement and analysis of phenomenological theories of emotion. Taken together, these chapters offer a rich analysis of human thinking about emotions.
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Sympathetic Sentiments

Affect, Emotion and Spectacle in the Modern World

Author: John Jervis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472535618

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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Sympathetic Sentiments develops an innovative interdisciplinary framework to explore the implications of living in a culture of feeling that seems ill at ease with itself, one in which sentiments are frequently denounced for being sentimental and self-indulgent. These tensions are traced back to the inheritance of the eighteenth century, enabling us to identify a distinctive 'spectacle of sympathy', in which sympathy entails public forms of expression whereby being on show is both a condition of the authenticity of such affects and of their capacity to be masked and simulated. This, John Jervis suggests, is at the root of a range of controversies central to modern life, art and culture, including contemporary debates around trauma and compassion fatigue. Connected to these debates is the issue of modern sensationalism, discussed here and elaborated in a companion volume: Sensational Subjects: The Dramatization of Experience in the Modern World, which is published simultaneously by Bloomsbury.
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Sociology in Perspective

Author: Mark Kirby

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435331603

Category: Sociology

Page: 831

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This text, specifically for AQA specifications, is designed to be easy and encouraging for students to use. The book contains updated material and activities together with a new chapter on study skills. It also indicates clearly where activities meet the new evidence requirements for key skills.
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Political Communication in Direct Democratic Campaigns

Enlightening or Manipulating?

Author: H. Kriesi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 023034321X

Category: Political Science

Page: 265

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Analyzes the communication processes in direct democratic campaigns and their effect on the opinion formation of the voters. Based on a detailed analysis of the politicians' strategies, media coverage and the opinion formation of the public in three campaigns, this book argues that the campaigns are more enlightening than manipulating.
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The Cognitive Structure of Emotions

Author: Andrew Ortony,Gerald L. Clore,Allan Collins

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521386647

Category: Psychology

Page: 207

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It has long been clear that the way in which people interpret the world affects our emotional reactions. What has been less clear is exactly how such different interpretations lead to different emotions. This is the central question addressed by The Cognitive Structure of Emotions. Taking a cognitive science perspective, a systematic account is presented of the cognitive structures that underlie a wide range of different emotions. Detailed proposals about the factors that affect intensity are also offered. The authors propose three broad classes of emotions, each corresponding to a different attentional focus. One class consists of reactions to events, one of reactions to the actions of agents, and one of reactions to objects. By basing their analysis of the antecedents of emotions on an analysis of the perceived situational conditions that elicit them, the authors offer the prospect of accounting for variations in the emotions of different individuals, different cultures, and perhaps even different species.
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Self and Emotional Life

Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Neuroscience

Author: Adrian Johnston,Catherine Malabou

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 023153518X

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

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Adrian Johnston and Catherine Malabou defy theoretical humanities' deeply-entrenched resistance to engagements with the life sciences. Rather than treat biology and its branches as hopelessly reductive and politically suspect, they view recent advances in neurobiology and its adjacent scientific fields as providing crucial catalysts to a radical rethinking of subjectivity. Merging three distinct disciplines—European philosophy from Descartes to the present, Freudian-Lacanian psychoanalysis, and affective neuroscience—Johnston and Malabou triangulate the emotional life of affective subjects as conceptualized in philosophy and psychoanalysis with neuroscience. Their experiments yield different outcomes. Johnston finds psychoanalysis and neurobiology have the potential to enrich each other, though affective neuroscience demands a reconsideration of whether affects can be unconscious. Investigating this vexed issue has profound implications for theoretical and practical analysis, as well as philosophical understandings of the emotions. Malabou believes scientific explorations of the brain seriously problematize established notions of affective subjectivity in Continental philosophy and Freudian-Lacanian analysis. She confronts philosophy and psychoanalysis with something neither field has seriously considered: the concept of wonder and the cold, disturbing visage of those who have been affected by disease or injury, such that they are no longer affected emotionally. At stake in this exchange are some of philosophy's most important claims concerning the relationship between the subjective mind and the objective body, the structures and dynamics of the unconscious dimensions of mental life, the role emotion plays in making us human, and the functional differences between philosophy and science.
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Managing Emotions in the Workplace

Author: Neal M. Ashkanasy,W. J. Zerbe,Charmine E. J. Härtel

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9780765609373

Category: Psychology

Page: 358

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An examination of the causes and effects of emotions at work, seeking to extend existing theories to consider implications for the management of emotions. The contributors explore the practical issues raised when organizations are studied as places where emotions are suppressed, aroused or used.
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