Models and Cognitive Change in Psychopathology
Gangemi, A., Mancini, F., Johson-Laird, P.N., (2013) Models and Cognitive Change in Psychopathology. Journal of Cognitive Psychology Vol.25 (2) 157-164. Summary: The hyper-emotion theory attributes psychological illnesses to emotions of aberrant intensity, which in turn prompt better reasoning about their causes. Two experiments in which participants drew their own conclusions from syllogistic premises tested this prediction. Individuals [...]Leggi tutto..
Eliciting Guilty Feeling: A preliminary Study Differentiating Deontological and Altruistic Guilt
Basile B., Mancini F. (2011). Eliciting Guilty Feelings: A Preliminary Study Differentiating Deontological and Altruistic Guilt. Psychology. 2 (2), pp. 98-102. Abstract: Guilt has been identified as both an intrapsychic and an interpersonal emotion. The current study presents evidence of the existence of two senses of guilt, deontological and altruistic guilt, induced through different experimental [...]Leggi tutto..
A hyper-emotion theory of psychological illnesse
Casa Editrice: Psychological Reviews
Anno: 2006, 113, pp. 822-842
Autore: Johnson-Laird, P.N.; Mancini, F.; Gangemi, A.
Abstract: A “hyper-emotion” theory of psychological illnesses is presented. The theory postulates the processes that construct bodily feelings and basic emotions are computationally crude and outside voluntary control. Psychological illnesses have an onset in which a cognitive evaluation initiates a sequence of unconscious transitions yielding a basic emotion.Leggi tutto..