Ur-Emotions: The Common Feature of Animal Emotions and Socially Constructed Emotions

Emotion Review 4 (3):247-248 (2012)
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Comparison of human and animal emotions reveals a fuzzy yet discernible boundary. Their undeniable similarities are more aptly described as ur-emotions than as basic emotions. This article describes how the concept of ur-emotion can be useful to animal researchers as well as to social constructionists by making sense of emotional variation both across species and across cultures



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