+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Knowledge, emotions and regulation of actions or the reason of feelings

Knowledge, emotions and regulation of actions or the reason of feelings

Zeitschrift für Psychologie Mit Zeitschrift für Angewandte Psychologie 201(2): 167-202

This paper concerns the interaction of emotion and knowledge in action regulation. First a new theory of emotions is developed. Emotions are considered as modulations of cognitive processes. Such a modulation is for instance the change of the resolution level of cognitive processes. Another modulation is the change of the "updating rate" of the image of the environment. A theory is developed how these modulations are dependent on "context parameters". Action regulation is a process, which is considered as consisting of three levels. The first one is the level of the automatisms. The second level is reasoning and planning, the third level is information collection by observation or trial and error behaviour. The change between these levels is dependent on the state of the knowledge about the respective domain of reality. It can be shown, that the concept of emotion and emotional change as consisting on a context dependent change of the modulation of cognitive processes and the three stage theory of action regulation is sufficient to explain emotional forms of behaviour.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 046508689

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 8101677

Related references

Emotions, Existential Feelings, and Their Regulation. Emotion Review 4(2): 157-162, 2012

Perceiving and expressing feelings through actions in relation to individual differences in empathic traits: the Action and Feelings Questionnaire (AFQ). Cognitive Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience 16(2): 248-260, 2016

Living emotions, avoiding emotions: behavioral investigation of the regulation of socially driven emotions. Frontiers in Psychology 3: 616, 2012

Feelings and emotions. Feelings and emotions xxiii+603p Illus, 1950

Verbalizing feelings (emotions). Pflege Zeitschrift 53(7): 484-487, 2000

The Wittenberg Symposium On The Feelings And The Emotions. Science 66(1712): Xii-Xii, 1927

Feelings, emotions and passion in babies. Servir 54(5): 233-237, 2007

Gut feelings, intuition, and emotions: an exploratory study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 11(1): 85-91, 2005

Feelings and emotions in women treated for infertility. Przeglad Lekarski 61(12): 1334-1337, 2004

In the news! An opinion feelings about students' emotions. Education for Health 23(2): 515, 2010

Feelings and emotions: roles for electrophysiological markers. Biological Psychology 67(1-2): 235-243, 2004

Introduction : emotions, feelings and rational discourse. Hec Forum 23(4): 239-245, 2012

Psychology of feelings and emotions: Its history in Japan. Japanese Psychological Research 47(2): 106-114, 2005

Dealing with emotions. Feelings of disgust in nursing. Pflege Zeitschrift 48(5): 264-268, 1995

Ethnography and reflexivity: emotions and feelings in fieldwork. Nurse Researcher 10(3): 28-37, 2003