5 Tuesdays, Days 01, 08, 15, 22 and 29 September 2020
What are emotions? What theories and explanations allow us to understand them?
Understanding emotions has been one of the great challenges in the history of knowledge, reflections and discussions about them have been approached from multiple perspectives: philosophical , psychological, sociological, anthropological,
Despite several attempts to decipher, explain and study this intriguing phenomenon of life, there is still no unified theory that is accepted as a structure
In this seminar, we will briefly review proposals from different perspectives
that contribute to knowledge and research on the following issues: what are emotions, how have they evolved and expressed in our species, the role they play in our lives and how they influence our social relations.
At the end of the seminar, participants will have a broader view of emotions, the
that will allow them to build a ref structure basis from which they can
continue to study people's emotional world and their relationships, whether
in psychotherapy or in other areas of work.
Attention: Course in SPANISH.
Until 08/15 - 70% of the amount will be returned, after this date the amount paid
will not be refunded.
Briefly review the different approaches to the study of emotions, their main theoretical postulates, proposals for empirical research and practical, critical and limiting applications to outline a referential structure that reflects the
state of the art in the study of emotions.
Session 1: We will outline the state of the art in the study of emotions, the problem of
emotions as a natural class and their theoretical and practical implications.
Session 2: We will approach the different theories that understand emotions as
biological phenomena of the nervous system, the prototypical being its neuronal-physiological correlate.
Session 3: We will examine the different theories that understand emotions as
cognitive / evaluative phenomena.
Session 4: We will review the different theories that understand the emotions of
social interactions, from the point of view of development, from a social and
Session 5: We will present recent approaches to embedded cognition, the theory of conceptual act and a critical view of feminism. This will allow to integrate, discuss
and compare the different theories previously discussed, in order to find new
theoretical and practical proposals.
Gerardo Vázquez Estrada (Mexico)
M on Family Therapy by ILEF. Lic. in Clinical Psychology by UDLA, CDMX.
Specialty in Emotionally Focused Therapy by ICEEFT. Professor at Universidad
Panamericana and ILEF. Participates as a lecturer and teacher in several courses and forums
diverse, national and international.
Esther Hanono Dayan (Mexico)
Specialty in Neuropsychology by Universidad Panamericana. Lic. in Psychology by
Universidad Panamericana. Child neuropsychological therapist. He is part of the research team of the Peripheral Unit of Neuroscience at the National Institute of Neurology and Neurocirugia (INNN). Invited teacher at Lic. in Neuroscience at UNAM and in Lic.
in Pedagogy at Universidad Panamericana.