Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

  • Publish Date: 2003-06-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Dylan Evans
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Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature Will winning the lottery really make you happy Is it possible to build robots that have feelings These are just some of the intriguing questions explored in this guide to the latest thinking about the emotions Drawing on a wide range of scientific research from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence Emotion The Science of Sentiment takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the human heart Features a pop science classic John Walsh Independent on Sunday Popular science writing at its best on a topic of universal interest Includes some of the very latest research in AI and neuroscience Illustrated with entertaining examples from fiction film and popular culture Non-technical but comprehensive introduction for the lay reader

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