Comment: What's basic about the brain mechanisms of emotion?

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While it is common to think that neuroscientists are proponents of basic emotions theory, this is not necessarily the case. My ideas, for example are more aligned with cognitive than basic emotions theories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)318-320
Number of pages3
JournalEmotion Review
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 27 2014


  • consciousness
  • feelings
  • survival circuits
  • threats

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)


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