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Emotion, Psychophysiology of

  • By: James C. Root & Kane Pryor
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Psychophysiological mechanisms involved in the processing of emotion have been most extensively studied in relation to aversive, threatening, or fear-related provocation. Beginning with the central nervous system circuitry subserving the processing of aversive or fear-related stimuli ...