James C. Mancuso (1992) Does "emotion" Refer to a Real-world Entity?
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Psycoloquy 3(09): Does "emotion" Refer to a Real-world Entity?
DOES "EMOTION" REFER TO A REAL-WORLD ENTITY?
James C. Mancuso
Commentary on Nesse on Mood
Department of Psychology
University at Albany
Albany NY 12203
We would profit from determining ways people istantiate
the constructions of "mood" and "emotion" rather than attempting to
develop a construction allowing confidence that we have created a
correspondence to an external something.
Mood, evolution, natural selection, fitness, emotion,
adaptation, function, depression, psychology, psychiatry.