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Comment: On the Role of Appraisal Processes in the Construction of Emotion

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Published in Emotion Review. 2013, vol. 5, no. 4, p. 369-373
Abstract Appraisal and constructivist theories of emotion both emphasize that emotions are not modular phenomena, but are constructed from more basic psychological parts. In the scientific debate, differences between the two approaches are sometimes overplayed, by classifying appraisal theories as “natural kinds” models, and sometimes underplayed, by basically merging them into constructivist accounts. The aim of this contribution is to illustrate some similarities and some differences between contemporary appraisal and constructivist approaches, and to highlight the fact that appraisal theory has indeed already confronted the idea of construction in the elicitation of emotion. In doing so, I want to argue that, while there is a distinction between appraisal and constructivist camps, it is not as stark as one might think, even though the names of the “ingredients” of emotions may differ.
Keywords AppraisalCognitionConstructivismEmotion
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BROSCH, Tobias. Comment: On the Role of Appraisal Processes in the Construction of Emotion. In: Emotion Review, 2013, vol. 5, n° 4, p. 369-373. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:88841

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