CDE project 6 section 3: the science of emotions

Written by
The Commission on the Donor Experience
Added
March 30, 2017

3.1. Francesco Ambrogetti. What are emotions?


You can read the full article online here.

3.2. Kiki Koutmeridou. The behavioural scientist’s view


You can read the full article online here.

3.3. Alan Clayton. Fundraising and emotions




3.4. Jen Love. Emotional intelligence


3.5. Wikipedia on emotion. Unedited useful pointers


About the author: The Commission on the Donor Experience

The CDE has one simple ideal – to place donors at the heart of fundraising. The aim of the CDE is to support the transformation of fundraising, to change the culture to a truly consistent donor-based approach to raising money. It is based on evidence drawn from first hand insight of best practice. By identifying best practice and capturing examples, we will enable these to be shared and brought into common use.

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