Nico Frijda

Nico Frijda
Nico Frijda

Nico Henri Frijda (Amsterdam, 1 May 1927) is a Dutch psychologist[1] and emeritus professor of the University of Amsterdam

Contents

Life

Frijda studied psychology at the Gemeenteuniversiteit Amsterdam, where he received his PhD in 1956 on the thesis title Understanding Facial Expressions. In 1965 he was appointed full professor. Frijda retired in 1992 to become emeritus professor.

Work

Frijda has devoted his career to human emotions. In his early career he focused on facial expressions, which was an acceptable approach in the then dominant behaviourist tradition in which emotions were considered epiphenomena. Frijda developed a multifocal theory of emotions with the concept of "action tendency" as focal issues. Emotions are, in this view, tendencies to engage in behaviour influenced by the needs of the person. This theory was outlined in detail in The Emotions (1986), his magnum opus which was first published in English and two years later in a Dutch translation.

Works

  • De betekenis van de gelaatsexpressie (1956)
  • Gelaat en karakter (1958)
  • Post uit Friesland (1984)
  • The Emotions (1986) ISBN 0521301556 (hardcover); ISBN 0521316006 (paperback)
  • De wetten van het gevoel (1987) rede ter gelegenheid van de zevende Duijkerlezing
  • De emoties; een overzicht van onderzoek en theorie (1988) ISBN 9035107020
  • De psychologie heeft zin (1993) ISBN 9053331840
  • The Laws of Emotions (2006) (Nederlandse vertaling: januari 2008)

References



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Фрийда Нико / Frijda, Nico H. — (р. 1927). Фрийда развил общую теорию эмоций, объединяющую различные взгляды в рамках информационного подхода, но при этом сохраняющую достижения феноменологического и клинического подходов …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Emotion — For other uses, see Emotion (disambiguation). Emotional redirects here. For other uses, see Emotional (disambiguation). Emotions Affection Anger Angst Annoyance Anxiety Apathy Arousal Awe Bo …   Wikipedia

  • Appraisal theory — Reasoning and understanding of one’s emotional reaction becomes important for future appraisals as well. The important aspect of the appraisal theory is that it accounts for individual variances of emotional reactions to the same event. [Smith,… …   Wikipedia

  • Social actions — In sociology, social actions refer to any action that takes into account the actions and reactions of other individuals and is modified based on those events. Social action is a concept developed by Max Weber that explores interaction between… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Eysenck — Michael William Eysenck (born 1944) is a British academic psychologist, and currently a professor in the psychology department of Roehampton University. His research focuses on cognitive factors affecting anxiety. Eysenck has written and co… …   Wikipedia

  • Otto Selz — (14 February 1881 – 27 August 1943) was a German psychologist from Munich, Bavaria, who formulated the first nonassociationist theory of thinking, in 1913.[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • Valence (psychology) — Valence , as used in psychology, especially in discussing emotions, means the intrinsic attractiveness (positive valence) or aversiveness (negative valence) of an event, object, or situation. [Nico H. Frijda, The Emotions. Cambridge(UK):… …   Wikipedia

  • Valencia (psicología) — Para otros usos de la palabra Valencia, véase Valencia (desambiguación). Valencia, en psicología, especialmente en el debate sobre las emociones, se entiende como el atractivo intrínseco (valencia positiva) o la aversión (valencia negativa) de un …   Wikipedia Español

  • Фрейда, Нико — Нико Анри Фрейда (иногда фамилия неверно передаётся как Фрийда), нидерл. Nico Henri Frijda (родился 1 мая 1927) …   Википедия

  • Нико Фрейда — Фрейда, Нико Нико Анри Фрейда (иногда фамилия неверно передаётся как Фрийда), нидерл. Nico Henri Frijda (родился 1 мая 1927) современный нидерландский психолог. Первоначально занимался изучением эмоций, затем начал рассматривать их как… …   Википедия


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.