Conclusions: Emotions (and Feelings) Everywhere
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Those of you who have read each of the chapters in this book will undoubtedly have noticed that the study of emotions is far from straightforward. Part of the problem is definitional in nature. The terms “affect”, “emotion”, and “feeling” are defined in different ways by different authors, a persistent problem in the study of emotion throughout history (see the chapter by Kuczaj, Highfill, Makecha and Byerly for a brief consideration of definitional differences and similarities in the history of the study of emotions).
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