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Core affect and the psychological construction of emotion.
  • J. Russell
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological review
  • 2003
At the heart of emotion, mood, and any other emotionally charged event are states experienced as simply feeling good or bad, energized or enervated. These states--called core affect--influenceExpand
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Affect grid : A single-item scale of pleasure and arousal
This article introduces a single-item scale, the Affect Grid, designed as a quick means of assessing affect along the dimensions of pleasure-displeasure and arousal-sleepiness. The Affect Grid isExpand
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On the bipolarity of positive and negative affect.
Is positive affect (PA) the bipolar opposite of, or is it independent of, negative affect (NA)? Previous analyses of this vexing question have generally labored under the false assumption thatExpand
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Independence and bipolarity in the structure of current affect.
The independence of positive and negative affect has been heralded as a major and counterintuitive finding in the psychology of mood and emotion. Still, other findings support the older view thatExpand
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Core affect, prototypical emotional episodes, and other things called emotion: dissecting the elephant.
What is the structure of emotion? Emotion is too broad a class of events to be a single scientific category, and no one structure suffices. As an illustration, core affect is distinguished fromExpand
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Is there universal recognition of emotion from facial expression? A review of the cross-cultural studies.
  • J. Russell
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 1994
Emotions are universally recognized from facial expressions--or so it has been claimed. To support that claim, research has been carried out in various modern cultures and in cultures relativelyExpand
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Culture and the categorization of emotions.
  • J. Russell
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 1 November 1991
Some writers assume--and others deny--that all human beings distinguish emotions from nonemotions and divide the emotions into happiness, anger, fear, and so on. A review of ethnographic andExpand
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Vasopressin versus norepinephrine infusion in patients with septic shock.
BACKGROUND Vasopressin is commonly used as an adjunct to catecholamines to support blood pressure in refractory septic shock, but its effect on mortality is unknown. We hypothesized that low-doseExpand
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A Description of the Affective Quality Attributed to Environments
The meaning that persons attribute to environments is divided into perceptualcognitive meaning and affective meaning. Affective meaning is then conceptualized as a two-dimensional bipolar space thatExpand
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Security of Attachment as a Predictor of Symbolic and Mentalising Abilities: A Longitudinal Study
The development of symbolic and mentalising abilities was examined in 33 children whose security of attachment had been assessed in infancy. It was found that securely attached children: (i) wereExpand
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