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Tag: Emotion Intensity

The relation between rumination and temporal features of emotion intensity

Published in:¬†Cognition and Emotion, Volume 32, Issue 2, 259-274 Abstract “Intensity profiles of emotional experience over time have been found to differ primarily in explosiveness (i.e. whether the profile has a steep vs. a gentle start) and accumulation (i.e. whether intensity increases over time vs.¬†goes back to baseline). However, the determinants of these temporal features remain poorly understood. In two studies, we examined whether emotion regulation strategies are predictive of the degree of explosiveness and accumulation of negative emotional episodes. Participants were asked to draw profiles reflecting changes in the intensity of emotions elicited either by negative social feedback in… Read More