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Topic: Emotion

  Emotion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emotion is differentiated from feeling, in that, as noted, emotion is a psycho-physiological state that moves an organism to action.
Emotions are mammalian elaborations of vertebrate arousal patterns, in which neurochemicals (e.g., dopamine, noradrenaline, and serotonin) step-up or step-down the brain's activity level, as visible in body movements, gestures, and postures.
The human emotion of love is said to have evolved from paleocircuits of the mammalian brain (specifically, modules of the cingulated gyrus) designed for the care, feeding, and grooming of offspring.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emotion   (2221 words)

 Emotion, Movement and Psychological Space
The logos of emotion begins in the pre-articulated experience of 'being moved' in some manner, yet, the already understood, implicit, lived ways of being-in-the-world as emotional are also shaped by the articulation of meaning through language..
From the second connotation, emotion is distinguished as a departure from the "norm," the calm that exists prior to the emergence of a potential movement.
Emotion, as a human phenomenon -- thus, as an existential -- must invariably be understood in terms of all of the existentials which, equiprimordially, compose the fabric of human existence.
mythosandlogos.com /emotion.html   (4841 words)

 The Emotions
Since emotions are not acts of will, they are not freely chosen, but occur spontaneously, which is why a "crime of passion" is less severe than a crime of calculation, as less under control of the will -- and it is, of course, acts of will that are morally praiseworthy or blameworthy.
The cognitive and situational component of emotion means that emotions are as varied as the circumstances of life, which means that the range and variety of emotions is great and complex -- as can be seen in the accompanying tables at left and right.
Self-deception in emotion requires the suppression of the emotion, which may be difficult and result in various unpleasant and unexpected symptoms.
www.friesian.com /emotion.htm   (2188 words)

For Spinoza, emotions are not lodged in a separate body in conflict with the soul, since soul and body are aspects of a single reality; but emotions, as affections of the soul, make the difference between the best and the worst lives, as they either increase the soul's power to act, or diminish that power.
Emotions in general should then be viewed as a genus of processes united by the organismic functions they serve, and individual emotions would owe their specific identity both to the subfunctions they are designed to serve and to their characteristic physiological implementation.
In her emphasis on the complexity and moral importance of emotions, she is at one with Annette Baier (Baier 1995), whose work has included an exploration of the role of emotional trust in personal relations, a form of trust that cannot simply be described in terms of belief in the truth of promises and undertakings.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/emotion   (12581 words)

The emotion like "anger" is all the times you had this emotion in life, not just one instance in your life.
Emotionalism is not the emotion of the character.
In life we struggle to overcome emotions, the job of the actor is to be swimming in them.
www.abwag.com /emotion.htm   (405 words)

 Emotion Research: Cognitive Science/ Artificial Intelligence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The emotion model is embedded in one module of the overall architecture and emotion is used as a means of creating more veridical social behavior.
Some important emotions typically found in human beings, though possibly not in all other animals, such as humiliation, excited anticipation, infatuation, the thrill of discovery, despair, etc. are considered as emergent properties of the complex control systems comprising the cognitive apparatus and are not thought to be mediated by separate structures.
Emotions are divided into three mutually exclusive categories, depending on the stimulus causing the emotion: 1) those induced by events; 2) those induced by agents; and 3) those induced by objects.
emotion.bme.duke.edu /Emotion/EmoRes/CompAI/CompAI.html   (2559 words)

But she is as much or more concerned to provide an emotional theory of computation than to elaborate a computational theory of emotions.
One manifests the tutor's emotional expressions trough a 3D embodied agent, whereas the second is designed to elicit and analyse the learner's emotional experiences during the interactions with the system.
We show how the mecha-nisms of primary emotions can be used as building blocks for the acquisition of emotional memories that serve as biasing mechanisms during the process of making decisions and selecting actions.
www.aaai.org /AITopics/html/emotion.html   (3306 words)

Social emotions, such as camaraderie, are positive, constructed only in social interaction (typically religious rituals), experienced by numerous individuals together, experienced only by men who are the sole participants of such interactions, are considered to be expressive acts not as internal states, and are regarded as the only true emotions.
the emotions that women display more (warmth, happiness, shame, guilt, fear, and nervousness) are related to affiliation, vulnerability, and self-consciousness, and are consistent with women's lower social status and power, lower physical aggression, and their traditional gender roles (including child caretaking and social bonding, which necessitates being able to read the emotion signals of others).
Specifically, the "emotion center" of the brain, the limbic system, is comprised of subcortical structures such as the amygdala, septal area, and hippocampus, and cortical structures such as the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus.
www.humboldt1.com /~cr2/emotion.htm   (15122 words)

It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
Meaning: Emotions are mammalian elaborations of vertebrate arousal patterns, in which neurochemicals (e.g., dopamine, noradrenaline, and serotonin) step-up or step-down the brain's activity level, as visible in body movements, gestures, and postures.
Primary (i.e., innate) emotions, such as fear, "depend on limbic system circuitry," with the amygdala and anterior cingulate gyrus being "key players" (Damasio 1994:133).
members.aol.com /nonverbal2/emotion.htm   (765 words)

 Journal Description | Emotion | APA Journals
Emotion publishes significant contributions to the study of emotion from a wide range of theoretical traditions and research domains.
Emotion includes articles that advance knowledge and theory about all aspects of emotional processes, including reports of substantial empirical studies, scholarly reviews, and major theoretical articles.
Submissions from all domains of emotion research are encouraged, including studies focusing on cultural, social, temperament and personality, cognitive, development, health, or biological variables that affect or are affected by emotional processes.
www.apa.org /journals/emo/description.html   (256 words)

It has always been assumed that the first thing that happens is that we experience an emotion, and then and only then do we start reacting to the situation physiologically.
One question that is asked repeatedly is “what are the basic emotions.” There have been dozens of answers to this, none of which have been completely satisfying.
This is, no doubt, due to the fact that emotional response is complex to begin with, and is made even more complex by the fact that we add our thoughts and interpretations to them as well as just “experiencing” them as they are.
www.ship.edu /~cgboeree/emotions.html   (1818 words)

  Therefore he suggests emotions occur as the result of the person cognitive interpretation of a stimulus or event to determine if the event is positive, negative or neutral.
Then a secondary appraisal takes place to assess our thoughts and emotions and determine if we are able to successfully cope with the event.
The found that when a person was in a fearful situation but displayed a facial expression of anger, subjects identified the emotion as fear.
www.fvcc.edu /academics/dept_pages/social.sciences/psych/emotion2.htm   (1516 words)

 eMotion Press Release
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www.emotion.com /news/releases/exploreintl.htm   (441 words)

 Fallacy: Appeal to Emotion
Without an appeal to peoples' emotions, it is often difficult to get them to take action or to perform at their best.
As long as one is able to clearly distinguish between what inspires emotions and what justifies a claim, one is unlikely to fall prey to this fallacy.
In the case of an Appeal to Emotion the claim is accepted because the individual approves of the claim because of the emotion of approval he feels in regards to the claim.
www.nizkor.org /features/fallacies/appeal-to-emotion.html   (1078 words)

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We have to look at the Emotion Engine in the context of the overall design of the PS2 because, unlike a modern PC's CPU, the Emotion Engine is not really a general purpose computing device.
When all is said and done, the Emotion Engine's job is to produce display lists (sequences of rendering commands) to send to the Graphics Synthesizer.  The Graphics Synth is sort of a souped-up video accelerator.
The Emotion Engine is sort of a combination CPU and DSP Processor, whose main function is simulating 3D worlds.
arstechnica.com /reviews/hardware/ee.ars/1   (809 words)

 Emotion Mind-Module for Artificial Intelligence Evolving from Seed AI to Singularity AI
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fear or anger, is a built-in physiological response to emotional stimuli.
Screen # 64 ram:robot -------------------------------- 0 \ EMOTION subroutine stub 980505atm 1 2 3 4 (try to implement JOIE DE VIVRE) 5 6 7 \ EMOTION may call INSTINCT.
mind.sourceforge.net /emotion.html   (1005 words)

 Category:Emotion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Emotion
The main article for this category is Emotion.
There are 4 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Emotion   (84 words)

 Facial Expressions of Emotion
Facial expressions of emotion is a complex area.
However, there are some general features that we often associate with a particular emotion.
In this exercise you will be asked to select the eyes and mouth expression that goes with particular emotions.
www.dushkin.com /connectext/psy/ch10/facex.mhtml   (128 words)

 Welcome to eMotion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
eMotion offers a powerful hosted platform for managing and distributing digital media assets and marking content.
These feature rich solutions provide customers with a rapid return on investment and swift deployment, unmatched by traditional software.
eMotion will be at the Henry Stewart DAM Symposium a the New York Hilton in New York City, March 13-14, 2006
www.emotion.com   (95 words)

 Emotion | APA Journals
Emotion has been selected for indexing in the National Library of Medicine's principal bibliographic citation database, Index Medicus/MEDLINE.
Journals indexed in Index Medicus/MEDLINE are seen by researchers, healthcare practitioners, educators, administrators, and students worldwide.
Emotion will be indexed retroactive to its first volume of publication in 2001.
www.apa.org /journals/emo   (166 words)

 Flickr: Photos tagged with emotion
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www.flickr.com /photos/tags/emotion   (80 words)

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