Regulating Emotions: Culture, Social Necessity, and Biological Inheritance brings together distinguished scholars from disciplines as diverse as psychology, sociology, anthropology, neuroscience, and psychotherapy to examine the science of regulating emotions. * Contains 13 original articles written in an accessible style * Examines how social and cultural aspects of emotion regulation interact with regulatory processes on the biological and psychological level * Highlights the role of social and cultural requirements in the adaptive regulation of emotion * Will stimulate further theorizing and research across many disciplines and will be essential reading for students, researchers, and scholars in the field
Marie Vandekerckhove is Assistant Professor at the University of Brussels and a clinical psychologist at the University Hospital Ghent. Christian von Scheve is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna. Sven Ismer is a Ph.D. candidate and Research Assistant at the Department of Movement Science, University of Hamburg. Susanne Jung is an independent consultant and a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Gottingen. Stefanie Kronast is a professional consultant and trainer for social and emotional competences.