The Psychology of Emotions: An Introduction to Embodied Cognition

The Psychology of Emotions: An Introduction to Embodied Cognition

17 h 30 mins
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  • Intermediate Level
  • Starts on April 7, 2024
  • Ends on October 11, 2024

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* Key theories and concepts in psychology of social cognition and emotions:

Discuss nature v nurture, the relationship between the mind and the brain and the role of automatic vs controlled processes in shaping human behavior.

* How we study emotions: Emotional processing and social cognition research methods

* We are what we feel: The foundations of the theories of embodied cognition

How our understanding of other's emotions is an interpretation of emotional signals

* Develop a critical approach to the literature and research questions of the field.




Dr Giulia Mangiaracina
Course Director
Institute of Continuing Education,
University of Cambridge


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