Feeling the strain: Predicting the third dimension of core affect

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (3):166-167 (2012)

Mog Stapleton
University Tübingen
This commentary (1) raises the question about the possible conflation of core affect with the neural representation of interoceptive changes in regard to whether biological value is subpersonal or must be experienced, and (2) proposes that Wundt’s third dimension of core affect – strain-relaxation – can be accounted for in the target model under a generalised predictive model of attention.
Keywords Cognition  Emotion  Prediction  Affect
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DOI 10.1017/s0140525x11001610
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