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Feeling Politics: Emotion in Political Information by D. Redlawsk

By D. Redlawsk

As a part of the learn of feelings and politics, this ebook explores connections among impact and cognition and their implications for political review, choice and motion. Emphasizing concept, method and empirical study, Feeling Politics is a crucial contribution to political technological know-how, sociology, psychology and communications.

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Our interest is in the reaction times for the cognitive True/False responses to the single-word targets “Congressman,” “Democrat,” “Married,” and “Woman,” as well as the mean reaction time to the affective target words in the attitude-priming task. Results indicated that, on average, it took participants about 700 ms to make an affective response to Lucas, about twice as fast as the time to verify the simple factual queries. We interpret this finding as support for our “hot cognition” hypothesis and, what is more, as support for Zajonc’s “primacy-of-affect” hypothesis (Zajonc 1980, 2000; Murphy and Zajonc 1993)—in that affect comes to mind faster than do the cognitive associations thought to cause the affective response.

Attention is very limited, perhaps to the magic number 7 Ϯ 2 bits or chunks of information (Miller 1957), hence the need for heuristics, habits, and other simplifying mechanisms for thinking and reasoning (Cialdini 2003). LTM is organized associatively, and it is useful to think of knowledge structures metaphorically in LTM as configurations of nodes linked to one another in a network of associations (Anderson 1983; Anderson and Reder 1999); or if you prefer as neurons “bundled” together by weighted connections (Smith, Fazio, and Cejka 1996).

CHAPTER 3 THE MEASURE AND MISMEASURE OF EMOTION George E. 1 The other contributions in this volume give ample evidence of the added understanding we gain by including emotion into the theoretical and empirical mix. Our entry in this volume turns to a question relevant to most if not all the other research found here: how do we best measure emotional response? We examine two central considerations— identifying which emotions define political responses and determining which kinds of questions are most suitable to assess these emotional reactions.

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