The self-conscious emotions: theory and research by Jessica L. Tracy, Richard W. Robins, June Price Tangney

By Jessica L. Tracy, Richard W. Robins, June Price Tangney

Timely and authoritative, this quantity studies the breadth of present wisdom at the self-conscious feelings and their function in mental and social functioning. best investigators process the topic from a number of degrees of research, starting from easy mind mechanisms to advanced social tactics. Chapters current compelling advances in study at the such a lot basic self-conscious feelings: embarrassment, guilt, humiliation, satisfaction, and disgrace. Addressed are neural and evolutionary mechanisms, developmental tactics, cultural ameliorations and similarities, and impacts on a big selection of social behaviors and character approaches. a special bankruptcy on overview describes and evaluates the entire variety of obtainable measures.

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2005; Iyer, Schmader, & Lickel, 2007). There are, however, some indications that groupbased shame may have a “kinder, gentler” side than personal shame. For example, under some circumstances, group-based shame appears to motivate a desire to change the image of the group in a proactive fashion (Lickel, Rutchick, Hamilton, & Sherman, 2006). Although research on shame and guilt—at the individual or group level—has dominated the literature on moral emotions thus far, they are just part of the story.

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