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Evaluative Conditioning: The "How" Question.

Adv Exp Soc Psychol 2010 Jan;43:205-255

The Ohio State University.

Evaluative conditioning (EC) refers to attitude formation or change toward an object due to that object's mere co-occurrence with another valenced object or objects. This chapter focuses on the "how" question, that is, the question of what cognitive processes intervene between mere co-occurrence and attitude formation or change. Though EC has typically been thought of as occurring through a single, albeit contentious, mechanism, we begin by pointing out that both the heterogeneity of EC methodologies and the abundance of inconsistent results suggest that multiple processes with different characteristics can produce EC. Read More

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January 2010
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Affect as a Psychological Primitive.

Adv Exp Soc Psychol 2009 ;41:167-218

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program and Martinos Imaging Center, Department of Radiology; Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA.

In this article, we discuss the hypothesis that affect is a fundamental, psychologically irreducible property of the human mind. We begin by presenting historical perspectives on the nature of affect. Next, we proceed with a more contemporary discussion of core affect as a basic property of the mind that is realized within a broadly distributed neuronal workspace. Read More

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January 2009
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