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Lying Words: Predicting Deception from Linguistic Styles
- M. Newman, J. Pennebaker, D. Berry, J. Richards
- PsychologyPersonality & social psychology bulletin
- 1 May 2003
The current project investigated the features of linguistic style that distinguish between true and false stories, and found that liars showed lower cognitive complexity, used fewer self-references and other- References, and used more negative emotion words than truth-tellers.
Emotion regulation and memory: the cognitive costs of keeping one's cool.
Together, these studies suggest that the cognitive costs of keeping one's cool may vary according to how this is done, and that suppression was associated with poorer self-reported and objective memory but that reappraisal was not.
Composure at Any Cost? The Cognitive Consequences of Emotion Suppression
We frequently try to appear less emotional than we really are, such as when we are angry with our spouse at a dinner party, disgusted by a boss’s sexist comments during a meeting, or amused by a…
When Gulliver travels : social context, psychological closeness, and self-appraisals
Four studies examined how the characteristics of others affect people's self-appraisals. Ss viewed photographs of physically attractive or unattractive targets, then rated their own attractiveness.…
Emotion Regulation in Everyday Life.
Emotion Regulation in Romantic Relationships: The Cognitive Consequences of Concealing Feelings
People frequently regulate the emotions that arise during tense social interactions. Common regulation strategies include cognitive reappraisal, which involves interpreting a situation in positive…
The Cognitive Consequences of Concealing Feelings
- J. Richards
- 1 August 2004
When emotions arise, we are not powerless to overcome them: Adults actively regulate the extent to which their emotions are experienced and expressed in everyday life. Often, these efforts are aimed…
Personality and emotional memory: How regulating emotion impairs memory for emotional events
Optimism in close relationships: How seeing things in a positive light makes them so.
- S. Srivastava, K. McGonigal, J. Richards, Emily Butler, J. Gross
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
- 1 July 2006
In a longitudinal study of dating couples, optimists and their partners saw each other as engaging more constructively during the conflict, which led both partners to feel that the conflict was better resolved 1 week later.
Effects of disclosure of traumatic events on illness behavior among psychiatric prison inmates.
- J. Richards, W. Beal, J. Seagal, J. Pennebaker
- PsychologyJournal of abnormal psychology
- 1 February 2000
Assessment of the health effects of writing about traumatic events in a clinical population found sex offenders in the trauma writing condition decreased their postwriting infirmary visits, congruent with predictions based on stigmatization and inhibition.