Affect: Neurobiological, Psychological and Sociocultural Counterparts of "Feelings"

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MIT Course Number

9.68

As Taught In

Spring 2013

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course studies the relations of affect to cognition and behavior, feeling to thinking and acting, and values to beliefs and practices. These connections will be considered at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts.

Chorover, Stephan. 9.68 Affect: Neurobiological, Psychological and Sociocultural Counterparts of "Feelings", Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-68-affect-neurobiological-psychological-and-sociocultural-counterparts-of-feelings-spring-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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