Emotions Technology and Social Media

Emotions  Technology  and Social Media
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2016-07-20
ISBN 10: 0128018828
ISBN 13: 9780128018828
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology and Social Media Book Review:

Emotions, Technology, and Social Media discusses the ways the social media sphere uses emotion and technology, and how each of these has become part of the digital culture. The book explores this expression within a psychological theoretical framework, addressing feelings about social media, and its role in education and knowledge generation. The second section investigates the expression of feelings within social media spaces, while subsequent sections adopt a paradigm of active audience consumption to use social media to express feelings and maintain social connectivity. Discusses the significant relationships between Web 2.0 technologies and learning traits Presents studies about Facebook usage and individual emotional states Investigates the shared emotions in the construction of “cyberculture Shows the extent to which scientists use social media in their work, and the ways in which they use the social media Analyzes the consequences of the online disinhibition effect Examines YouTube as a source of opinions and discussions which can be used to track the emotions evoked by videos and the emotions expressed through textual comments Details how Reddit users’ media choices are emotionally useful and gratifying in the “memeplex Links social interaction and the emotional life with that of digital devices and resources

Emotions Technology and Behaviors

Emotions  Technology  and Behaviors
Author: Sharon Y. Tettegah,Dorothy L. Espelage
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2015-10-26
ISBN 10: 0081007027
ISBN 13: 9780081007020
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology and Behaviors Book Review:

Exploring the connections between technology, emotions, and behaviors is increasingly important as we spend more and more time online and in digital environments. Technology, Emotions, and Behavior explains the role of technology in the evolution of both emotions and behaviors, and their interaction with each other. It discusses emotion modeling, distraction, and contagion as related to digital narrative and virtual spaces. It examines issues of trust and technology, behaviors used by individuals who are cut off from technology, and how individuals use technology to cope after disasters such as Hurricane Sandy. Technology, Emotions and Behaviors ends by exploring the construct of empathy and perspective-taking through online videos and socially shared activities. Practitioners and researchers will find this text useful in their work. Reviews the intersection between emotional contagion and emotional socialization theory in virtual interactions Examines cross-cultural communicative feedback Discusses the multi-dimensions of trust in technology Covers "digilante" rhetoric and its emotional appeal Devotes an entire section to cyberbullying

Emotions Technology and Health

Emotions  Technology  and Health
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2016-01-04
ISBN 10: 0128018399
ISBN 13: 9780128018392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology and Health Book Review:

Emotions, Technology, and Health examines how healthcare consumers interact with health technology, how this technology mediates interpersonal interactions, and the effectiveness of technology in gathering health-related information in various situations. The first section discusses the use of technology to monitor patients’ emotional responses to illness and its treatment, as well as the role of technology in meeting the fundamental human need for information. Section Two describes the use of technology in mediating emotions within and between individuals, and addresses the implications for the design and use of devices that gather behavioral health data and contribute to healthcare interventions. The final section assesses different situations in which technology is a key component of the health intervention—such as tablet use in educating elementary school students with social skills difficulty, physical activity monitoring for children at risk for obesity, and teleconferencing for older adults at risk of social isolation. Shows how information on the internet significantly affects the medical decision-making process for many consumers Describes current applications of social computing and quick access to mental health information on portable electronic devices Discusses how cyber-communication may both impair and enhance one’s sense of humanity Details the role of visual media in mediating emotion and memory of time

Emotions Technology and Digital Games

Emotions  Technology  and Digital Games
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2015-09-25
ISBN 10: 0128018402
ISBN 13: 9780128018408
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology and Digital Games Book Review:

Emotions, Technology, and Digital Games explores the need for people to experience enjoyment, excitement, anxiety, anger, frustration, and many other emotions. The book provides essential information on why it is necessary to have a greater understanding of the power these emotions have on players, and how they affect players during, and after, a game. This book takes this understanding and shows how it can be used in practical ways, including the design of video games for teaching and learning, creating tools to measure social and emotional development of children, determining how empathy-related thought processes affect ethical decision-making, and examining how the fictional world of game play can influence and shape real-life experiences. Details how games affect emotions—both during and after play Describes how we can manage a player’s affective reactions Applies the emotional affect to making games more immersive Examines game-based learning and education Identifies which components of online games support socio-emotional development Discusses the impact of game-based emotions beyond the context of games

Emotions Technology and Learning

Emotions  Technology  and Learning
Author: Sharon Y. Tettegah,Michael P. McCreery
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2015-11-17
ISBN 10: 0128007141
ISBN 13: 9780128007143
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology and Learning Book Review:

Research suggests two important roles of emotion related to learning and technology. First, emotion can be the key factor that is being learned or taught through technological means. Second, emotional responses with and through technology can alter what is being learned or how the content is learned. The goal of this volume is to compile and synthesize research that addresses these two perspectives by focusing on the relationship between emotion and learning as facilitated by technology. The book is divided into four sections to represent the specific interest related to emotion and learning: Theory and Overview of Emotions and Learning; Emotions and Learning Online; Technology for Emotional Pedagogy with Students; and Technology of Emotional Pedagogy with Teachers. Provides a deeper theoretical and empirical perspective of emotion and learning Discusses how blended and online learning impact our ability to share emotion or learn emotion Explores how students learn emotion, share emotion, and how it impacts their ability to learn Examines how teachers learn emotion, share, emotion, and how it impacts their ability to teach through technology Addresses student diversity

Internet and Emotions

Internet and Emotions
Author: Tova Benski,Eran Fisher
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2013-11-07
ISBN 10: 1135055467
ISBN 13: 9781135055462
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Internet and Emotions Book Review:

Nothing seems more far removed from the visceral, bodily experience of emotions than the cold, rational technology of the Internet. But as this collection shows, the internet and emotions intersect in interesting and surprising ways. Internet and Emotions is the fruit of an interdisciplinary collaboration of scholars from the sociology of emotions and communication and media studies. It features theoretical and empirical chapters from international researchers who investigate a wide range of issues concerning the sociology of emotions in the context of new media. The book fills a substantial gap in the social research of digital technology, and examines whether the internet invokes emotional states differently from other media and unmediated situations, how emotions are mobilized and internalized into online practices, and how the social definitions of emotions are changing with the emergence of the internet. It explores a wide range of behaviors and emotions from love to mourning, anger, resentment and sadness. What happens to our emotional life in a mediated, disembodied environment, without the bodily element of physical co-presence to set off emotional exchanges? Are there qualitatively new kinds of emotional exchanges taking place on the internet? These are only some of the questions explored in the chapters of this book, with quite surprising answers.

Emotions Technology and Design

Emotions  Technology  and Design
Author: Sharon Tettegah,Safiya Noble
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2016-01-04
ISBN 10: 9780128018729
ISBN 13: 0128018720
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology and Design Book Review:

Emotional design explicitly addresses the emotional relationship between the objects and the subjects of design-in this book, the objects are technologies, and the subjects are technology users. The first section delves into the philosophy and theory of emotional design to provide a foundation for the rest of the book, which goes on to discuss emotional design principles, the design and use of emoticons, and then intelligent agents in a variety of settings. A conclusion chapter covers future research and directions. Emotions, Technology, and Design provides a thorough look at how technology design affects emotions and how to use that understanding to in practical applications. Discusses the role of culture, trust, and identity in empathetic technology Presents a framework for using sound to elicit positive emotional responses Details the emotional use of color in design Explores the use of emoticons, earcons, and tactons Addresses the emotional design specific to agent-based environments

Emotions Technology Design and Learning

Emotions  Technology  Design  and Learning
Author: Sharon Y. Tettegah,Martin Gartmeier
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2015-10-07
ISBN 10: 012801881X
ISBN 13: 9780128018811
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology Design and Learning Book Review:

Emotions, Technology, Design, and Learning provides an update to the topic of emotional responses and how technology can alter what is being learned and how the content is learned. The design of that technology is inherently linked to those emotional responses. This text addresses emotional design and pedagogical agents, and the emotions they generate. Topics include design features such as emoticons, speech recognition, virtual avatars, robotics, and adaptive computer technologies, all as relating to the emotional responses from virtual learning. Addresses the emotional design specific to agent-based learning environments Discusses the use of emoticons in online learning, providing an historical overview of animated pedagogical agents Includes evidence-based insights on how to properly use agents in virtual learning environments Focuses on the development of a proper architecture to be able to have and express emotions Reviews the literature in the field of advanced agent-based learning environments Explores how educational robotic activities can divert students’ emotions from internal to external

Crisis Reporters Emotions and Technology

Crisis Reporters  Emotions  and Technology
Author: Johana Kotišová
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2019-07-29
ISBN 10: 3030214281
ISBN 13: 9783030214289
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crisis Reporters Emotions and Technology Book Review:

This open access book explores the emotional labour of crisis reporters in an original style that combines fictional and factual narrative. Exploring how journalists make sense of their emotional experience and development in relation to their professional ideology, it illustrates how media professionals learn to think and act within crisis situations. Drawing on in-depth interviews with journalists reporting on wars, terror attacks and natural disasters, the book rethinks traditional concepts in journalistic thought. Finally, it reflects on the specific, contemporary vulnerabilities of industry professionals, including the impact of new technologies, specific forms of precarity, and a particular strain of cynicism central to the industry. Combining comprehensive, empirical research with the fictional narrative of a journalist protagonist, Crisis Reporters, Emotions and Technology establishes an innovative approach to academic storytelling.

Emotions Technology and Design

Emotions  Technology  and Design
Author: Sharon Tettegah,Safiya Noble
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2015-12-28
ISBN 10: 0081007019
ISBN 13: 9780081007013
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions Technology and Design Book Review:

Emotional design explicitly addresses the emotional relationship between the objects and the subjects of design—in this book, the objects are technologies, and the subjects are technology users. The first section delves into the philosophy and theory of emotional design to provide a foundation for the rest of the book, which goes on to discuss emotional design principles, the design and use of emoticons, and then intelligent agents in a variety of settings. A conclusion chapter covers future research and directions. Emotions, Technology, and Design provides a thorough look at how technology design affects emotions and how to use that understanding to in practical applications. Discusses the role of culture, trust, and identity in empathetic technology Presents a framework for using sound to elicit positive emotional responses Details the emotional use of color in design Explores the use of emoticons, earcons, and tactons Addresses the emotional design specific to agent-based environments

Bored Lonely Angry Stupid

Bored  Lonely  Angry  Stupid
Author: Luke Fernandez,Susan J. Matt
Publsiher: Harvard University Press
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2020-07-07
ISBN 10: 0674244729
ISBN 13: 9780674244726
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bored Lonely Angry Stupid Book Review:

Facebook makes us lonely. Selfies breed narcissism. On Twitter, hostility reigns. Pundits and psychologists warn that digital technologies substantially alter our emotional states. But Luke Fernandez and Susan Matt show that technology doesn’t just affect how we feel from moment to moment—it changes profoundly the underlying emotions themselves.

Emotion in the Digital Age

Emotion in the Digital Age
Author: Darren Ellis,Ian Tucker
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2020-10-09
ISBN 10: 1351609718
ISBN 13: 9781351609715
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotion in the Digital Age Book Review:

Emotion in a Digital Age examines how emotion is understood, researched and experienced in relation to practices of digitisation and datafication said to constitute a digital age. The overarching concern of the book is with how emotion operates in, through, and with digital technologies. The digital landscape is vast, and as such, the authors focus on four key areas of digital practice: artificial intelligence, social media, mental health, and surveillance. Interrogating each area shows how emotion is commodified, symbolised, shared and experienced, and as such operates in multiple dimensions. This includes tracing the emotional impact of early mass media (e.g. cinema) through to efforts to programme AI agents with skills in emotional communication (e.g. mental health chatbots). This timely study offers theoretical, empirical and practical insight regarding the ways that digitisation is changing knowledge and experience of emotion and affective life. Crucially, this involves both the multiple versions of digital technologies designed to engage with emotion (e.g. emotional-AI) through to the broader emotional impact of living in digitally saturated environments. The authors argue that this constitutes a psycho-social way of being in which digital technologies and emotion operate as key dimensions of the ways we simultaneously relate to ourselves as individual subjects, and to others as part of collectives. As such, Emotion in a Digital Age will prove important reading for students and researchers in emotion studies, psychology, science and technology studies, sociology, and related fields.

Emotions in Technology Design From Experience to Ethics

Emotions in Technology Design  From Experience to Ethics
Author: Rebekah Rousi,Jaana Leikas,Pertti Saariluoma
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 189
Release: 2020-09-29
ISBN 10: 3030534839
ISBN 13: 9783030534837
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotions in Technology Design From Experience to Ethics Book Review:

Understanding emotions is becoming ever more valuable in design, both in terms of what people prefer as well as in relation to how they behave in relation to it. Approaches to conceptualising emotions in technology design, how emotions can be operationalised and how they can be measured are paramount to ascertaining the core principles of design. Emotions in Technology Design: From Experience to Ethics provides a multi-dimensional approach to studying, designing and comprehending emotions in design. It presents emotions as understood through basic human-technology research, applied design practice, culture and aesthetics, ethical approaches to emotional design, and ethics as a cultural framework for emotions in design experience. Core elements running through the book are: cognitive science – cognitive-affective theories of emotions (i.e., Appraisal); culture – the ways in which our minds are trained to recognise, respond to and influence design; and ethics – a deep cultural framework of interpretations of good versus evil. This ethical understanding brings culture and cognition together to form genuine emotional experience. This book is essential reading for designers, technology developers, HCI and cognitive science scholars, educators and students (at both undergraduate and graduate levels) in terms of emotional design methods and tools, systematic measurement of emotion in design experience, cultural theory underpinning how emotions operate in the production and interaction of design, and how ethics influence basic (primal) and higher level emotional reactions. The broader scope equips design practitioners, developers and scholars with that ‘something more’ in terms of understanding how emotional experience of technology can be positioned in relation to cultural discourse and ethics.

Emotional AI

Emotional AI
Author: Andrew McStay
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2018-05-08
ISBN 10: 1526451301
ISBN 13: 9781526451309
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotional AI Book Review:

What happens when media technologies are able to interpret our feelings, emotions, moods, and intentions? In this cutting edge new book, Andrew McStay explores that very question and argues that these abilities result in a form of technological empathy. Offering a balanced and incisive overview of the issues raised by ‘Emotional AI’, this book: Provides a clear account of the social benefits and drawbacks of new media trends and technologies such as emoji, wearables and chatbots Demonstrates through empirical research how ‘empathic media’ have been developed and introduced both by start-ups and global tech corporations such as Facebook Helps readers understand the potential implications on everyday life and social relations through examples such as video-gaming, facial coding, virtual reality and cities Calls for a more critical approach to the rollout of emotional AI in public and private spheres Combining established theory with original analysis, this book will change the way students view, use and interact with new technologies. It should be required reading for students and researchers in media, communications, the social sciences and beyond.

The Empathy Effect

The Empathy Effect
Author: Helen Riess,Liz Neporent
Publsiher: Sounds True
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2018-11-27
ISBN 10: 1683640292
ISBN 13: 9781683640295
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Empathy Effect Book Review:

“We are all connected on a neurobiological level far more than we have previously realized. Consciously or not, we are in constant, natural resonance with one another’s feelings. When we are engaged in shared mind awareness, the possibilities for mutual aid and collaborative problem solving abound.” —Helen Riess, MD A Revolutionary Guide for Understanding and Changing the Way We Connect Empathy is undergoing a new evolution. In a global and interconnected culture, we can no longer afford to identify only with people who seem to be a part of our “tribe.” As Dr. Helen Riess has learned, our capacity for empathy is not just an innate trait—it is also a skill that we can learn and expand. With The Empathy Effect, Dr. Riess presents a definitive resource on empathy: the science behind how it works, new research on how empathy develops from birth to adulthood, and tools for building your capacity to create authentic emotional connection with others in any situation. Dr. Riess emerged as leading researcher on empathy by creating a breakthrough training curriculum now used internationally in health care, business, and education. Drawing from this successful program and the latest science, she presents: • The E.M.P.A.T.H.Y.® method—a powerful seven-step system for understanding and increasing empathy, starting with Eye Contact and ending with Your Response • How empathy works—a comprehensive synthesis emerging from neuroscience, sociology, developmental psychology, and evolutionary theory • Tools for recognizing and promoting empathic behavior in yourself and others • Parenting and teaching empathy in kids—guidance for every stage of development • Texts, emojis, and digital empathy—the modern challenge of authentic connection in the information age • Empathy through art and literature—exploring the power of creative expression to expand our emotional experience • Leading with empathy—how political and business leaders can combine compassion with efficiency through group empathy skills and shared mind intelligence • Digging deep for empathy—how to reverse scapegoating and recognize shared humanity with those we normally keep at a distance • Self-compassion—why your ability to express love toward yourself affects every other relationship in your life “Nourishing empathy lets us help not just ourselves,” says Dr. Riess, “but also everyone we interact with, whether for a moment or a lifetime.” The Empathy Effect is a life-changing book that will revolutionize the way you understand yourself, relate to your loved ones, and connect to every person in your life.

Filling the Void

Filling the Void
Author: Marcus Gilroy-Ware
Publsiher: Watkins Media Limited
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2017-04-18
ISBN 10: 1910924857
ISBN 13: 9781910924853
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Filling the Void Book Review:

Filling The Void is a book about how the cultures and psychology of social media use fit within a broader landscape of life under capitalism. It argues that social media use is often a psychological response to the need for pleasure and comfort that results from the stresses of life under postmodern capitalism, rather than being a driver of new behaviours as newer technologies are often said to be. Both the explosive growth of social media and the corresponding reconfiguration of the web from an information-based platform into an entertainment-based one are far more easily explained in terms of the subjective psychological experience of their users as capitalist subjects seeking 'depressive hedonia,' the book argues. Filling the Void also interrogates the role of social media networks, designed for private commercial gain, as part of a de-facto public sphere. Both the decreasing subjective importance of factual media and the ways in which the content of the timeline are quietly manipulated--often using labour in the developing world and secret algorithms--have potentially serious implications for the capacity of social media users to query or challenge the seeming reality offered by the established hegemonic order.

Wearing Embodied Emotions

Wearing Embodied Emotions
Author: Seçil Uğur
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 106
Release: 2013-04-09
ISBN 10: 8847052475
ISBN 13: 9788847052475
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wearing Embodied Emotions Book Review:

Today, people are in an era of digitally mediated Human-to-Human Interaction, which cannot provide full sensorial contact and therefore, emotions cannot be communicated completely. The intimate cover of the human body, i.e. garment is the interface, where many personal traits are embodied. With the improvements in textile and electronics industry, this embodiment can be carried on a higher level, where the garments become dynamic interfaces and extensions of the human body. This book consists of a research on skin, clothes and technology as extensions of human body, emotions, technology-mediated emotions and a design practice that explores the communicative level of wearable technology through turning it into a living surface, which can convert intangible data to tangible in order to provide an emotional communication. This book aims to show how Human-Technology interaction is carried into an alternative context, where technology dissolves in use and starts serving for enhancing HHI.

The Psychology of Social Networking Vol 1

The Psychology of Social Networking Vol 1
Author: Giuseppe Riva,Brenda K. Wiederhold,Pietro Cipresso
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2015-01-01
ISBN 10: 311047378X
ISBN 13: 9783110473780
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Psychology of Social Networking Vol 1 Book Review:

Using a novel approach to consider the available literature and research, this book focuses on the psychology of social media based on the assumption that the experience of being in a social media has an impact on both our identity and social relationships. In order to ‘be online’, an individual has to create an online presence – they have to share information about themselves online. This online self is presented in different ways, with diverse goals and aims in order to engage in different social media activities and to achieve desired outcomes. Whilst this may not be a real physical presence, that physicality is becoming increasingly replicated through photos, video, and ever-evolving ways of defining and describing the self online. Moreover, individuals are using both PC-based and mobile-based social media as well as increasingly making use of photo and video editing tools to carefully craft and manipulate their online self. This book therefore explores current debates in Cyberpsychology, drawing on the most up-to-date theories and research to explore four main aspects of the social media experience (communication, identity, presence and relationships). In doing so, it considers the interplay of different areas of psychological research with current technological and security insight into how individuals create, manipulate and maintain their online identity and relationships. The social media are therefore at the core of every chapter, with the common thread throughout being the very unique approach to considering diverse and varied online behaviours that may not have been thus far considered from this perspective. It covers a broad range of both positive and negative behaviours that have now become integrated into the daily lives of many westernised country’s Internet users, giving it an appeal to both scholarly and industry readers alike.

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now
Author: Jaron Lanier
Publsiher: Henry Holt and Company
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2018-05-29
ISBN 10: 1250196698
ISBN 13: 9781250196699
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now Book Review:

AS SEEN IN THE NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY THE SOCIAL DILEMMA A WIRED "ALL-TIME FAVORITE BOOK" A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK "THE CONSCIENCE OF SILICON VALLEY"- GQ “Profound . . . Lanier shows the tactical value of appealing to the conscience of the individual. In the face of his earnest argument, I felt a piercing shame about my own presence on Facebook. I heeded his plea and deleted my account.” - Franklin Foer, The New York Times Book Review “Mixes prophetic wisdom with a simple practicality . . . Essential reading.” - The New York Times (Summer Reading Preview) You might have trouble imagining life without your social media accounts, but virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier insists that we’re better off without them. In Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now, Lanier, who participates in no social media, offers powerful and personal reasons for all of us to leave these dangerous online platforms. Lanier’s reasons for freeing ourselves from social media’s poisonous grip include its tendency to bring out the worst in us, to make politics terrifying, to trick us with illusions of popularity and success, to twist our relationship with the truth, to disconnect us from other people even as we are more “connected” than ever, to rob us of our free will with relentless targeted ads. How can we remain autonomous in a world where we are under continual surveillance and are constantly being prodded by algorithms run by some of the richest corporations in history that have no way of making money other than being paid to manipulate our behavior? How could the benefits of social media possibly outweigh the catastrophic losses to our personal dignity, happiness, and freedom? Lanier remains a tech optimist, so while demonstrating the evil that rules social media business models today, he also envisions a humanistic setting for social networking that can direct us toward a richer and fuller way of living and connecting with our world.

Risk Technology and Moral Emotions

Risk  Technology  and Moral Emotions
Author: Sabine Roeser
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2017-08-29
ISBN 10: 1317239121
ISBN 13: 9781317239123
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Risk Technology and Moral Emotions Book Review:

Risks arising from technologies raise important ethical issues. Although technologies such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, ICT, and nuclear energy can improve human well-being, they may also convey risks for our well-being due to, for example, abuse, unintended side-effects, accidents, and pollution. As a consequence, technologies can trigger emotions, including fear and indignation, which often leads to conflicts between stakeholders. How should we deal with such emotions in decision making about risky technologies? This book offers a new philosophical theory of risk emotions, arguing why and how moral emotions should play an important role in decisions surrounding risky technologies. Emotions are usually met with suspicion in debates about risky technologies because they are seen as contrary to rational decision making. However, Roeser argues that moral emotions can play an important role in judging ethical aspects of technological risks, such as justice, fairness, and autonomy. This book provides a novel theoretical approach while at the same time offering concrete recommendations for decision making about risky technologies. It will be of interest to those working in different areas of philosophy—such as ethics, decision theory, philosophy of science, and philosophy of technology—as well as scholars in the fields of psychology, public policy, science and technology studies, environmental ethics, and bioethics.