A Neuro-Psychological Model of Emotion

Bill Faw

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/ths.2008.015

Abstract


A standard approach in physiological and neurological psychology is to try to find “neural correlates” to various folk-psychological and scientific-psychological phenomena. For instance, we believe we have some understanding of “consciousness” or “working memory” or “components of emotion”. Then we look to see what “centers” and “circuits” and “neurotransmitters” underlie those processes. This traditional approach is to move from the psychological to the neurological. This approach has been quite successful.


Keywords


psychology; neurology; model of emotions; neuro-psychological model

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