13. The Somatic Appraisal Model of Affect: Paradigm for Educational Neuroscience and Neuropedagogy

  1. Kathryn E. Patten and
  2. Stephen R. Campbell
  1. Kathryn E. Patten

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345827.ch13

Educational Neuroscience

Educational Neuroscience

How to Cite

Patten, K. E. (2011) The Somatic Appraisal Model of Affect: Paradigm for Educational Neuroscience and Neuropedagogy, in Educational Neuroscience (eds K. E. Patten and S. R. Campbell), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345827.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Simon Fraser University, Canada

Author Information

  1. Simon Fraser University, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2011

Book Series:

  1. Educational Philosophy and Theory Special Issue Book Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael A. Peters

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444339857

Online ISBN: 9781444345827

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Keywords:

  • somatic appraisal model of affect, a paradigm;
  • applied neuroscience, termed as neuropedagogy;
  • educational neuroscience, emotion and cognition;
  • Somatic Appraisal Model of Affect (SAMA);
  • primacy of emotion, role in human behaviour;
  • need for educational paradigm of emotion;
  • SAMA, and embodied philosophy of mind;
  • components and facets of SAMA;
  • Lazarus' Motivational-Relational Theory of Emotions (MRTE);
  • affective needs of teachers/learners, impact on teaching

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Primacy of Emotion Function

  • Need for an Educational Paradigm of Emotion

  • The Somatic Appraisal Model of Affect

  • Definitions of Affect

  • Components and Facets of SAMA

  • Arenas of Cognitive Appraisal

  • Conclusions and Educational Implications

  • References