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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Spring 2004

PSY 341K • Emotion - W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
40023 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
SEA 2.224

Course Description

This seminar provides a selective overview of the scientific study of emotion. Topics include: (1) Models of emotion, (2) Emotion antecedents, (3) Emotional responses (facial, subjective, physiological), (4) Functions of emotion, (5) Emotion regulation, (6) Individual differences, and (7) Social, cognitive, and health implications of emotion and emotion regulation.

Grading Policy

Discussion questions/Class participation - 10% Seminar facilitation - 15% Reaction papers (2 total) - 20% Paper draft - 10% Final Paper - 20% Final exam - 25%


Readings consist primarily of empirical journal articles and review articles drawn from diverse sources. In addition, you will be asked to read some books over the course of the semester.


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