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Heart-Aching Love (Teng)

Sundararajan, Louise; Ye, Zhengdao


There is a widely accepted notion that Asians have a proclivity for mixed, otherwise known as ambivalent, emotional states, due to their subscription to the dialectics that allow for the simultaneous experience of positive and negative emotions. The problem with this formulation is that emotion is treated by the researchers as a blending system, when it is in fact a particulate system, such that blends of feeling states do not necessarily become one monochromatic emotional state. For many...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Understanding Emotion in Chinese Culture: Thinking Through Psychology
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18221-6


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