Emotion Articles

Barnes, A. and P. Thagard (1996) Emotional decisions. Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Erlbaum, 426-429. HTML

Barnes, A. and P. Thagard (1997) Empathy and analogy. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 36: 705-720. HTML

Findlay, S. D., & Thagard, P. (2014). Emotional change in international negotiation:  Analyzing the Camp David accords using cognitive-affective maps. Group Decision and Negotiation, 23, 1281-1300.

Homer-Dixon, T., Maynard, J. L., Mildenberger, M., Milkoreit, M., Mock, S. J., Quilley, S., T. Schröder, and P. Thagard (2013). A complex systems approach to the study of ideology:  Cognitive-affective structures and the dynamics of belief systems. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 1, 337-364.

Homer-Dixon, T., Milkoreit, M., Mock, S. J., Schröder, T., & Thagard, P. (2014). The conceptual structure of social disputes: Cognitive-affective maps as a tool for conflict analysis and resolution. SAGE Open, 4. doi: 10.1177/2158244014526210.

Poznanski, M., & Thagard, P. (2005). Changing personalities: Towards realistic virtual characters. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 17, 221-241.PDF

Sahdra, B., & Thagard, P. (2003). Self-deception and emotional coherence. Minds and Machines, 15: 213-231. PDF .

Schröder, T., & Thagard, P. (2013). The affective meanings of automatic social behaviors: Three mechanisms that explain priming. Psychological Review, 120, 255-280.

Schröder, T., Stewart, T. C., & Thagard, P. (2014). Intention, emotion, and action: A neural theory based on semantic pointers. Cognitive Science, 38, 851-880.

Thagard, P. (2001). How to make decisions: Coherence, emotion, and practical inference. In E. Millgram (Ed.), Varieties of practical inference . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 355-371. HTML

Thagard, P. (2002). Curing cancer? Patrick Lee's path to the reovirus treatment. International Studies in Philosophy of Science, 16, 179-193. HTML

Thagard, P. (2002). How molecules matter to mental computation. Philosophy of Science, 69, 429-446. HTML

Thagard, P. (2002). The passionate scientist: Emotion in scientific cognition. In P. Carruthers, S. Stich & M. Siegal (Eds.), The cognitive basis of science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 235-250. HTML

Thagard, P. (2003). Why wasn't O. J. convicted: Emotional coherence in legal inference. Cognition and Emotion, 17, 361-383. PDF

Thagard, P. (2004). What is doubt and when is it reasonable? In M. Ezcurdia, R. Stainton & C. Viger (Eds.), New Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Mind. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume30. (pp. 391-406). Calgary: University of Calgary Press. PDF

Thagard, P. (2005). The emotional coherence of religion. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 5, 58-74.PDF

Thagard, P. (2007). Critique of emotional reason. In C. de Waal (Ed.), Susan Haack: A lady of distinctions - the philosopher replies to critics (pp. 283-293). Buffalo: Prometheus Books.

Thagard, P. (2007). The moral psychology of conflicts of interest: Insights from affective neuroscience. Journal of Applied Philosophy, 24, 367-380. PDF

Thagard, P. (2008). How cognition meets emotion: Beliefs, desires, and feelings as neural activity. In G. Brun, U. Doguoglu & D. Kuenzle (Eds.), Epistemology and emotions (pp. 167-184). . Aldershot: Ashgate. PDF

Thagard, P. (2011). The brain is wider than the sky:  Analogy, emotion, and allegory. Metaphor and Symbol, 26, 131–142.

Thagard, P. (2012). Values in science: Cognitive-affective maps. Ch. 17 of The cognitive science of science:  Explanation, discovery, and conceptual change. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Thagard, P. (2015). Value maps in applied ethics. Teaching Ethics.

Thagard, P. (2016) Emotional cognition in urban planning. In J. Portugali & E. Stolk (Eds.), Complexity, cognition, urban planning and design (pp. 197-213). Berlin: Springer.

Thagard, P., & Aubie, B. (2008). Emotional consciousness: A neural model of how cognitive appraisal and somatic perception interact to produce qualitative experience. Consciousness and Cognition, 17: 811-834. PDF

Thagard, P., & Finn, T. (2011). Conscience: What is moral intuition? In C. Bagnoli (Ed.), Morality and the emotions (pp. 150-159). Oxford: Oxford University Press. PDF

Thagard, P., & Kroon, F. W. (2006). Emotional consensus in group decision making. Mind & Society, 5, 1-20.

Thagard, P., & Nerb, J. (2002). Emotional gestalts: Appraisal, change, and the dynamics of affect. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 6: 274-282. PDF

Thagard, P., & Nussbaum, A. D. (2014). Fear-driven inference:  Mechanisms of gut overreaction. In L. Magnani (Ed.), Model-based reasoning in science and technoloyg (pp. 43-53). Berlin: Springer.

Thagard, P., & Schröder, T. (2014). Emotions as semantic pointers:  Constructive neural mechanisms. In L. F. Barrett & J. A. Russell (Eds.), The psychological construction of emotions (pp. 144-167). New York: Guilford.

Thagard, P., & Shelley, C. P. (2001). Emotional analogies and analogical inference. In D. Gentner & K. H. Holyoak & B. K. Kokinov (Eds.), The analogical mind: Perspectives from cognitive science (pp. 335-362). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. HTML

Thagard, P., & Stewart, T. C. (2014). Two theories of consciousness:  Semantic pointer competition vs. information integration. Consciousness and Cognition, 30, 73-90.

Wagar, B. M., & Thagard, P. (2004). Spiking Phineas Gage: A neurocomputational theory of cognitive-affective integration in decision making. Psychological Review, 111, 67-79. PDF

Zhu, J., & Thagard, P. (2002). Emotion and action. Philosophical Psychology, 15, 19-36.PDF


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