Some Initial Questions For The Aspiring Emotion Theorist 1 What distinguishes an emotion from a nonemotion

As Keith Oatley (1992) notes, in the introduction to his book Best Laid Schemes: "Perhaps the most basic observation about emotions in Euro-American culture is that adults report experiences of subjective feelings that they describe as emotional" (p. 9). One might add that such individuals also report many other experiences that they would never describe as emotional and, therefore, perhaps the most basic question concerns how emotions differ from these other experiences. Another way of putting this question is to ask what underlies the implicit folk-psychological understanding of what is an emotion and what is not an emotion.

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