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- G. Labouvie-vief
- Psychology, Biology
- 1 December 2003
From youth to middle adulthood, the capacity for integration increases, but later in life, limitations or poor regulation strategies foster compensatory processes that compromise integration.
Assessing alexithymia and related emotional ability constructs using multiple methods: interrelationships among measures.
Relationships among various measures of emotional ability reflecting different methods of assessment, including self-report, clinical interview, collateral report, and emotion-relevant performance, were examined.
Adult attachment styles: their relations to family context and personality.
- M. Diehl, A. B. Elnick, L. S. Bourbeau, G. Labouvie-vief
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
- 1 June 1998
Evidence is provided in support of the self- and other-models as the fundamental dimensions of adults' attachment system.
Affect optimization and affect complexity: modes and styles of regulation in adulthood.
In this research, the authors hypothesize that affect regulation involves 2 independent strategies: affect optimization, the tendency to constrain affect to positive values, and affect complexity,…
Performance in auditory and visual emotional stroop tasks: a comparison of older and younger adults.
- L. Wurm, G. Labouvie-vief, J. Aycock, Kristine A Rebucal, Heather E Koch
- PsychologyPsychology and aging
- 1 September 2004
Latencies were longer for test words spoken in an incongruent tone of voice, but only for older adults, and in terms of inhibitory cognitive processes, attention, and theories of emotional development.
Speaking about feelings: conceptions of emotion across the life span.
Findings suggest that understanding of emotions develops along a dimension of cognitive complexity over the life span, which is related to life span changes in coping and defense.
Empathy across the adult lifespan: Longitudinal and experience-sampling findings.
Self-reported empathy was meaningfully associated with adults' actual social interactions, and the combined pattern suggests that the cross-sectional age-differences reflect a cohort rather than an age effect, with older cohorts reporting lower levels of empathy than younger ones.
Assessing Dispositional Empathy in Adults: A French Validation of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI)
The goal of this study was to validate a French version of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index (IRI), a self-report questionnaire comprised of four subscales assessing affective (empathic concern and…
Wisdom: Wisdom as integrated thought: historical and developmental perspectives
- G. Labouvie-vief
Time-based indicators of emotional complexity: interrelations and correlates.
Time-based indicators of emotional complexity displayed a more complex and less beneficial picture than originally thought, and variability in negative affect seems to indicate suboptimal adjustments.