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Bad is Stronger than Good
The greater power of bad events over good ones is found in everyday events, major life events (e.g., trauma), close relationship outcomes, social network patterns, interpersonal interactions, and…
Taking Stock of Self-Control
- D. D. de Ridder, G. Lensvelt-Mulders, C. Finkenauer, F. M. Stok, R. Baumeister
- PsychologyPersonality and social psychology review : an…
- 30 August 2011
Self-control related similarly to the performance of desired behaviors and the inhibition of undesired behaviors, but its effects varied dramatically across life domains (e.g., achievement, adjustment); the associations between self-control and behavior were significantly stronger for automatic behavior and for imagined behavior.
Social sharing of emotion : new evidence and new questions
Rime et af. (1992) showed that most emotional experiences are shared with others shortly after they occurred. They proposed that social sharing represents an integral part of emotional experiences.…
Parenting behaviour and adolescent behavioural and emotional problems: The role of self-control
Cross-sectional data from 1359 boys and girls aged 10–14 years investigated whether parenting behaviours are directly or indirectly (through building self-control) associated with emotional…
Flashbulb memories and the underlying mechanisms of their formation: Toward an emotional-integrative model
- C. Finkenauer, O. Luminet, L. Gisle, Abdessadek El-Ahmadi, M. Linden, P. Philippot
- PsychologyMemory & cognition
- 1 May 1998
Investigating the FBMs that Belgian citizens developed upon learning of the unexpected death of their king Baudouin revealed that the third model, which takes into account emotional processes, better explains FBM.
Keeping Secrets from Parents: Advantages and Disadvantages of Secrecy in Adolescence
Traditional views regard secrecy as problematic, and associated research among adults almost exclusively focuses on its physical and psychological disadvantages for the secret-keeper. Contrary to…
Taking stock of self-control : A meta-analysis of how trait self-control relates to a wide range of behaviors
Given assertions of the theoretical, empirical, and practical importance of self-control, this meta-analytic study sought to review evidence concerning the relationship between dispositional…
Parental attachment and adolescents' emotional adjustment: The associations with social skills and relational competence
Young people learn from their interactions with their parents how to initiate and maintain satisfying and warm friendships. Attachment with parents thereby plays an important role in adolescents'…
Gender differences in keeping secrets from parents in adolescence.
Latent growth curve modeling revealed a linear increase in secrecy, which was significantly faster for boys than for girls, and cross-lagged panel analyses showed clear concurrent and longitudinal linkages between secrecy from parents and poorer parent-child relationship quality in girls.
Maintaining Close Relationships
- K. Kubacka, C. Finkenauer, C. Rusbult, L. Keijsers
- Psychology, BusinessPersonality & social psychology bulletin
- 13 June 2011
Findings of this research add credence to the authors’ model, in that gratitude contributes to a reciprocal process of relationship maintenance, whereby each partner’s maintenance behaviors, perceptions of responsiveness, and feelings of gratitude feed back on and influence the other”s behaviors, perception, andfeelings.