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The 'History of Emotions' and the Future of Emotion Research

Wierzbicka, Anna


This article focuses on the emergence of a new subfield of emotion research known as "history of emotions." People's emotional lives depend on the construals which they impose on events, situations, and human actions. Different cultures and different languages suggest different habitual construals, and since habitual construals change over time, as a result, habitual feelings change, too. But to study construals we need a suitable methodology. The article assumes that such a methodology is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Emotion Review
DOI: 10.1177/1754073910361983


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