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    A Functionalist Manifesto: Goal-Related Emotions From an Evolutionary Perspective.Heather C. Lench, Shane W. Bench, Kathleen E. Darbor & Melody Moore - 2015 - Emotion Review 7 (1):90-98.
    Functional theories posit that emotions are elicited by particular goal-related situations that represented adaptive problems and that emotions are evolved features of coordinated responses to those situations. Yet little theory or research has addressed the evolutionary aspects of these theories. We apply five criteria that can be used to judge whether features are adaptations. There is evidence that sadness, anger, and anxiety relate to unique changes in physiology, cognition, and behavior, those changes are correlated, situations that give rise to emotions (...)
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    State Boredom Results in Optimistic Perception of Risk and Increased Risk-Taking.Shane W. Bench, Jac’lyn Bera & Jaylee Cox - forthcoming - Cognition and Emotion:1-15.
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    Strength of Affective Reaction as a Signal to Think Carefully.Heather C. Lench & Shane W. Bench - 2015 - Cognition and Emotion 29 (2):220-235.
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    Motivated Perception of Probabilistic Information.Heather C. Lench, Rachel Smallman, Kathleen E. Darbor & Shane W. Bench - 2014 - Cognition 133 (2):429-442.
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    Distraction From Emotional Information Reduces Biased Judgements.Heather C. Lench, Shane W. Bench & Elizabeth L. Davis - 2016 - Cognition and Emotion 30 (4).
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    Building a House of Sentiment on Sand: Epistemological Issues with Contempt.Heather C. Lench, Shane W. Bench & Kenneth A. Perez - 2017 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 40.
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