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(2013). The GRID meets the Wheel: Assessing emotional feeling via self-report. The GRID study has provided a wealth of new data of high relevance to understand the semantics of emotion terms. This data can be profitably applied to create new tools for emotion research, or to further develop the existing ones. Here, we illustrate one such application by(More)
The distinction between the positive and the negative is fundamental in our emotional life. In appraisal theories, in particular in the component process model of emotion (Scherer, 1984, 2010), qualitatively different types of valence are proposed based on appraisals of (un)pleasantness, goal obstructiveness/conduciveness, low or high power,(More)
The common conceptual understanding of emotion is that they are multi-componential, including subjective feelings, appraisals, psychophysiological activation, action tendencies, and motor expressions. Emotion perception, however, has traditionally been studied in terms of emotion labels, such as "happy", which do not clearly indicate whether one, some, or(More)
Emotion regulation has traditionally been studied as an individual phenomenon. Increasingly, however, researchers are developing the theoretical concepts and empirical paradigms needed to study emotions and their regulation in social contexts. Emotion regulation is a social phenomenon in multiple ways: (1) Social contexts stir and steer emotions, (2) a(More)
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