Cognitive Ethology

Assessing the Streams of Cognition and Emotion
  • Donald Meichenbaum
  • Lynda Butler
Part of the Advances in the Study of Communication and Affect book series (ASCA, volume 6)


The relationship between cognition and emotion has been considered from a number of viewpoints. For example, Averill (1974) has explored this relationship in a historical, philosophical, and legal framework, while Plutchik (1978) has considered it from an evolutionary vantage point. The intent of the present chapter is to consider the complex relationship between cognition, emotion, and behavior from yet another perspective: that of assessment.


Social Anxiety Assessment Procedure Test Anxiety Physiological Arousal Gang Member 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald Meichenbaum
    • 1
  • Lynda Butler
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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