The construction of emotional experience requires the integration of implicit and explicit emotional processes

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (3):159-160 (2012)

Although we agree that a constructivist approach to emotional experience makes sense, we propose that implicit (visceromotor and somatomotor) emotional processes are dissociable from explicit (attention and reflection) emotional processes, and that the conscious experience of emotion requires an integration of the two. Assessments of implicit emotion and emotional awareness can be helpful in the neuroscientific investigation of emotion
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