About the Emotion category

What are emotions? What are their somatic and neurological origins? Are they controllable perceptions, and if so, how? Can they be influenced by controlling other perceptions?

Before posting here, one should have first read Bill Powers’ chapter on emotion in Behavior: The control of perception and his paper “Emotions and PCT: A brief overview” in the Book of Readings (p. 77).

A post was merged into an existing topic: Bill’s PCT model of emotion (version 2)