Handbook of Psychology of Emotions: Recent Theoretical Perspectives and Novel Empirical Findings. Volume 1


Changiz Mohiyeddini, PhD, MSc (Editor)
Professor of Personality Psychology and Research Methods, Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London, UK
Professor of Personality Psychology, Psychological Assessment and Research Methods, Webster University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Michael Eysenck (Editor)
Professor, Roehampton University, London

Stephanie Bauer (Editor)
University of Heidelberg, Germany

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY013000

“The Handbook of Psychology of Emotions” is a timely, comprehensive, and authoritative edition consisting of chapters by an eminent group of international emotion researchers who provide a cutting-edge overview of all major aspects of human emotions. In addition to reviewing the current state of the art in a number of main research areas related to the topic of emotion, the authors present squarely an outlook for the future research on emotion.

Volume 1 is divided into four sections. Section One covers a brief discussion on the question of “What is an emotion?”, the general theoretical issues concerning the link between emotions and action as well as the link between culture and conceptual contents of emotion. Section Two focuses on the impact of emotions in developmental and educational settings providing a chapter on research hot topics, trends, and neglected research domains in developmental psychology contexts, and a chapter on social referencing in infancy.

In addition, it provides four chapters comprehensively reviewing the link between anxiety and cognitive performance, the application of psychology of emotion in educational settings, the role of emotionality in mathematical problem solving, and the impact of self-conscious emotions in education. Section Three contains chapters on specific psychopathological and health related issues. It provides a chapter on emotion and genetics, a chapter on rumination and emotions, and a chapter on the role of emotions in adjusting to political and military violence. Furthermore it comprises a chapter on emotion and obesity, a chapter on meta-emotions, anxiety and depression, a chapter on sensation seeking and emotion. In addition the influence of light on mood and emotion, affective reactions to physical activity, emotions and performance as well as emotions and mindfulness is reviewed in separate chapters.

Finally, Section Four contains chapters on improving emotional competences in adults, emotional intelligence, self-leadership and emotion regulation, adaptive emotional functioning and regulating the impact of emotions in order to improve decisions. These are followed by two short communications on the link between sleep, memory, and emotions and oxytocinergic modulation of emotional processes in social interactions. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part I: Emotions, Action and Culture

Chapter 1: What is an Emotion?
(Changiz Mohiyeddini and Stephanie Bauer, University of Roehampton, and others)

Chapter 2: Emotional Action: An Ideomotor Model
(Andreas B. Eder and Klaus Rothermund, University of Würzburg, Germany, and others)
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Chapter 3: Culture and Conceptual Contents of Emotion
(Stacey N. Doan, Boston University)

Part II: Emotions in Developmental and Educational Settings

Chapter 4: Research on Emotions in Developmental Psychology Contexts: Hot Topics, Trends, and Neglected Research Domains
(Günter Krampen and Lisa Trierweiler, Leibniz-Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID), University of Trier (Germany))

Chapter 5: Social Referencing in Infancy: Important Findings and Future Directions
(Lindsay E. Vandivier and Matthew J. Hertenstein, DePauw University)

Chapter 6: Anxiety and Cognitive Performance
(Michael W. Eysenck, Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, London, UK)

Chapter 7: Psychology of Emotion and its Application in Educational Settings
(Kristin Bitan, Anna Haep and Gisela Steins, Faculty of Educational Science, Institute of Psychology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Chapter 8: Emotionality in Mathematical Problem Solving
(Alex M. Moore and Mark H. Ashcraft, University of Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA)

Chapter 9: The Self-Conscious Emotions of Guilt, Shame and Pride in Education
(Shaalan Farouk, University of Roehampton, Department of Education, London, UK)

Part III: Emotions, Psychopathology and Health

Chapter 10: Emotion and Psychopathology
(Stephanie Bauer and Changiz Mohiyeddini, Center for Psychotherapy Research, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, and others)

Chapter 11: Emotion and Genetics
(Christian Montag, Brian W. Haas and Martin Reuter, Department of Psychology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, and others)

Chapter 12: Rumination and Emotions
(Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Vera Vine and Kirsten Gilbert, Yale University)

Chapter 13: Strengthening Positive Functioning in Children Growing up Amidst Political and Military Violence: The Role of Emotions in Adjusting to Trauma
(Guido Veronese and Marco Castiglioni, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy)

Chapter 14: Emotion and Obesity
(Allan Jones, Institute of Psychology, University of Southern Denmark, and others)

Chapter 15: Differential Effects of Negative Metacognitions and Positive Metacognitions and Meta-Emotions on Anxiety and Depression
(Nils Beer, The University of Westminster, London, UK)

Chapter 16: Sensation Seeking and Emotion
(Nico Liebe and Marcus Roth, Department of Psychology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Chapter 17: The Influence of Light on Mood and Emotion
(Elisabeth M. Weiss and Markus Canazei, Department of Psychology, Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria, and others)

Chapter 18: Affective Reactions to Physical Activity, Exercise and the Activities of Daily Living: A Review
(Wolfgang Schlicht, Annelie Reicherz and Martina Kanning, University of Stuttgart, Department of Sport and Exercise Science, Stuttgart, Germany)

Chapter 19: Emotions and Performance: Valuable Insights from the Sports Domain
(Sylvain Laborde, Markus Raab and Fabrice Dosseville, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany, and others)

Chapter 20: Mindfulness and Emotions
(Sara LeBlanc and Changiz Mohiyeddini, University of Roehampton)

Chapter 21: Emotions and Creativity
(Jessica D. Hoffmann, Case Western Reserve University)

Chapter 22: The Psychobiology of Disgust
(Sonja Rohrman and Anne Schienle, Department of Psychology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, and others)

Part IV: Emotions and Emotional Competences

Chapter 23: Self-Leadership, Self-Regulation and Emotion Regulation: Is there a Common Regulatory Core?
(Marco R. Furtner and Laura N. Hiller, Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Chapter 24: Improving Emotional Competence in Adults
(Moïra Mikolajczak, Ilios Kotsou and Delphine Nelis, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, and others)

Chapter 25: Emotional Intelligence
(Marc Brackett and Nicole Elbertson, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Department of Psychology, Yale University)

Chapter 26: Adaptive Emotional Functioning: A Comprehensive Model of Emotional Intelligence
(Nicola S. Schutte and John M. Malouff, University of New England, Australia)
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Chapter 27: Regulating the Impact of Emotions to Improve Decisions
(Kathleen E. Darbor and Heather C. Lench, Texas A&M University, TX, USA)

Short Communication One and Two

Chapter 28 – Sleep, Memory and Emotions (pp. 505-516)
Authors / Editors: (Małgorzata Wisłowska, Gabriela G. Werner, Tina Moeckel, Dominik P.J. Heib, Kerstin Hoedlmoser and Manuel Schabus, Laboratory for Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness Research, Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria, and others)
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Chapter 29: Oxytocinergic Modulation of Emotional Processes in Social Interactions
(Anthony Lane, Olivier Luminet and Moïra Mikolajczak, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, Department of Psychology,
Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, and others)


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