In several of our theory posts we cited Nico Frijda, which is not so strange because he is one of the most cited scientists in psychology. Nico Frijda is professor emeritus at the University of Amsterdam and is regarded as a founding father of contemporary emotion research. Frijda developed a theory of emotions with the … Continue reading Prof.dr. Nico Frijda: contemporary architecture is atrocious!
In What is emotion? (part 1) - 4 Affective states we discussed the different affective states of emotion. In this post we'll focus on different perspectives on emotion in the field of psychology. Perspectives When surveying emotion research in the field of psychology, one finds various traditions that hold different views on how to go … Continue reading What is emotion? (part 2) – 3 Perspectives on Emotion