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Eliciting Seven Discrete Positive Emotions Using Film Stimuli
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-03-29)
Successful, efficacious, and reliable mood induction procedures are an important part of emotion research. Film clips have already been shown to reliably induce discrete negative emotional states, as well as general positive ...
The Significance of Gender, Context, and Contingent Self-Esteem on Feelings of Schadenfreude
(Vanderbilt University, 2010-04-13)
Schadenfreude, which loosely translates to "taking pleasure in the misery of others," has been found in previous research to result from situations in which an individual of the same sex as the subject is to blame for ...
Laughter and Amusement’s Buffering Effect on Stress: An Experimental Design
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-04-14)
There is currently a significant amount of hype surrounding laughter and its effects, but there is a lot less excitement concerning the positive emotion that tends to compel laughter: amusement. The purpose of the current ...
Exploring the Positive Emotions of Gratitude, Pride, and Happiness
(Vanderbilt University, 2007-04-06)
This study looked at the positive emotions of gratitude, pride, and happiness. Sixty-three Vanderbilt University undergraduate participants were randomly assigned to one of three conditions assessing their appraisals, ...
Gender Differences in Dispositional Attributes, Psychological Adjustments, and Appraisals
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04-12)
There is currently a significant amount of research being conducted to pinpoint differences between men and women and they way they think, emote, and experience life. While the current literature has uncovered significant ...
The Buffering Effects of Positive Emotions Against Stress
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-04-06)
Perception of Affective Musical Elements and the Relation to Delusions in Schizophrenia
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-04-22)
Using prosodic, facial, and musical stimuli, this study probed the extent of emotion recognition deficits in schizophrenic patients. Difficulties in the perception of emotional material have been well documented in the ...
Should Emotions Have a Stake in Decision-Making? An Empirical Evaluation of Intuition.
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-04)
Motivational and Behavioral Expressions of Schadenfreude among Undergraduates
(Vanderbilt University, 2017-04-26)
Schadenfreude, the pleasure that results from another person's misfortune, is an interesting topic within emotion research. However, there has been limited research regarding whether cultural tendencies influence the ...
Being-With: An analysis of parental responses to young children’s emotional expressions
(Vanderbilt University, 2021-04-07)
There is limited research on how parents respond to their children’s emotions, both positive and negative, and how the type of emotion and internal processes of the parent are linked to their responses. The current study ...