Cognition and Emotion

Cognition & Emotion is devoted to the study of emotion, especially to those aspects of emotion related to cognitive processes. The journal aims to bring together work on emotion undertaken by researchers in cognitive, social, clinical, and developmental psychology, neuropsychology, and cognitive science.

Taylor & Francis Group
Impact factor
2.311 (2013)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Does awe lead to greater interest in science?

"The joy of science lies in pondering the magnificent and seeking answers to the unknown," writes Jonathon McPhetres, a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at the University of Rochester, and the author of a new study published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nostalgia can be good for you – here's how to reap the benefits

I feel a sentimental longing when I recall the day I attended a The Cure concert with my friends, the mornings I drew on the condensation of the school bus windows, and the evenings I played board games and watched Disney ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What does it mean to be moved by love?

Researchers from UCLA and the University of Oslo have documented a complex but universally felt emotion they call kama muta—a Sanskrit term that means "moved by love."

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using humor to help toddlers learn

We all know that laughter is the best medicine, but a team of French scientists has discovered that using humor also appears to help toddlers learn new tasks, reports a new study in the journal Cognition and Emotion.