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Achievement orientations from subjective histories of success: Promotion pride versus prevention pride
A new task goal elicits a feeling of pride in individuals with a subjective history of success, and this achievment pride produces anticipatory goal reactions that energize and direct behavior toExpand
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Rejection sensitivity and disruption of attention by social threat cues.
Two studies tested the hypothesis that Rejection Sensitivity (RS) increases vulnerability to disruption of attention by social threat cues, as would be consistent with prior evidence that itExpand
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When Asking “Why” Does Not Hurt Distinguishing Rumination From Reflective Processing of Negative Emotions
Two experiments examined the psychological operations that enable individuals to process negative emotions and experiences without increasing negative affect. In Study 1, type of self-perspectiveExpand
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Facilitating Adaptive Emotional Analysis: Distinguishing Distanced-Analysis of Depressive Experiences From Immersed-Analysis and Distraction
  • E. Kross, O. Ayduk
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality & social psychology bulletin
  • 9 May 2008
Two studies examined the psychological processes that facilitate adaptive emotional analysis. In Study 1, participants recalled a depression experience and then analyzed their feelings from either aExpand
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From a distance: implications of spontaneous self-distancing for adaptive self-reflection.
  • O. Ayduk, E. Kross
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 May 2010
Although recent experimental work indicates that self-distancing facilitates adaptive self-reflection, it remains unclear (a) whether spontaneous self-distancing leads to similar adaptive outcomes,Expand
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'Willpower' over the life span: decomposing self-regulation.
In the 1960s, Mischel and colleagues developed a simple 'marshmallow test' to measure preschoolers' ability to delay gratification. In numerous follow-up studies over 40 years, this 'test' proved toExpand
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Regulating the interpersonal self: strategic self-regulation for coping with rejection sensitivity.
People high in rejection sensitivity (RS) anxiously expect rejection and are at risk for interpersonal and personal distress. Two studies examined the role of self-regulation through strategicExpand
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Behavioral and neural correlates of delay of gratification 40 years later
We examined the neural basis of self-regulation in individuals from a cohort of preschoolers who performed the delay-of-gratification task 4 decades ago. Nearly 60 individuals, now in theirExpand
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Self-talk as a regulatory mechanism: how you do it matters.
Does the language people use to refer to the self during introspection influence how they think, feel, and behave under social stress? If so, do these effects extend to socially anxious people whoExpand
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