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Reply to Barrett: Affective neuroscience needs objective criteria for emotions

Adolphs, Ralph (2017) Reply to Barrett: Affective neuroscience needs objective criteria for emotions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12 (1). pp. 32-33. ISSN 1749-5016. PMCID PMC5390709.

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I thank Lisa Barrett for the stimulating and comprehensive paper explaining her theory of emotion. In what follows I will summarize what I take to be our points of agreement, my confusions, and suggestions for how to move forward.

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Additional Information:© 2016 Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits non-commercial reuse, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Received: 11 September 2016; Revised: 11 September 2016; Accepted: 11 October 2016. Conflict of interest. None declared.
Subject Keywords:emotion; affect; theory
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PubMed Central ID:PMC5390709
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Official Citation:Ralph Adolphs; Reply to Barrett: affective neuroscience needs objective criteria for emotions. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2017; 12 (1): 32-33. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsw155
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