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Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Emotion: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Dylan Evans

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191872471
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834403.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198834403
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? ... More
Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction  

Essi Viding

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802266.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198802266
Psychopathy is a personality disorder that has long captured the public imagination, but there is often a very limited understanding of the condition. For example, people commonly assume ... More
3. Explaining impulsivity and failure to behave prosocially

3. Explaining impulsivity and failure to behave prosocially  

Essi Viding

in Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802266.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198802266
Lack of empathy for distress helps explain why psychopaths have no difficulty in engaging in premeditated hurtful and antisocial behaviour. But it does not fully explain the behavioural ... More
5. What to do with a psychopath?

5. What to do with a psychopath?  

Essi Viding

in Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802266.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198802266
‘What to do with a psychopath?’ outlines some pertinent questions and the evidence regarding treatment and prevention of psychopathy. Is it possible to treat adults with psychopathy or ... More
4. Why do some people become psychopaths?

4. Why do some people become psychopaths?  

Essi Viding

in Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802266.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198802266
What are the developmental origins of the psychopathic mind? Is psychopathy a genetic condition? Or do people become psychopaths because they have been maltreated? Is it inevitable that ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Essi Viding

in Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
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Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802266.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198802266
The Introduction explains that we now understand psychopathy as a personality disorder characterized by lack of empathy and guilt, manipulation of other people, a tendency to make ... More
5. Counselling

5. Counselling  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
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Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780191781599
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199689361.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199689361
Counselling refers to a confidential relationship between a client and an individual who is trained to listen attentively and who will try and help you to improve things through support and ... More
5. Sympathy, compassion, empathy

5. Sympathy, compassion, empathy  

Rob Boddice

in Pain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2017
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Jul 2017
eISBN: 
9780191801815
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198738565.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198738565
Sympathy and its correlates have played and continue to play an essential role in helping humans to determine who or what is in pain. ‘Sympathy, compassion, empathy’ looks at recent ... More
4. The head and the heart

4. The head and the heart  

Dylan Evans

in Emotion: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191872471
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834403.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198834403
‘The head and the heart’ explains how emotions affect ‘cognitive’ capacities such as attention, memory, and logical reasoning. The power of emotions to affect these things makes emotional ... More
2. Explaining the lack of empathy

2. Explaining the lack of empathy  

Essi Viding

in Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802266.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198802266
A marked lack of empathy is one of the hallmarks of psychopathy. Psychopaths do not have the same capacity for human feeling as the rest of us; they do not appear moved by the things that ... More
5. Social communication: the heart of the matter

5. Social communication: the heart of the matter  

Uta Frith

in Autism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199207565
‘Social communication: the heart of the matter’ asks: Why can't you fully share in the social world if you are autistic? Is there an extra social sense, beyond sound, sight, or touch, that ... More
1. How can we know if someone is a psychopath or is at risk of becoming one?

1. How can we know if someone is a psychopath or is at risk of becoming one?  

Essi Viding

in Psychopathy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840685
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802266.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198802266
What are individuals with psychopathy like and what are their defining features? ‘How can we know if someone is a psychopath or is at risk of becoming one?’ considers two case studies to ... More

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