[Situation models in text comprehension: will emotionally relieving information be automatically activated?].

@article{Wentura1999SituationMI,
  title={[Situation models in text comprehension: will emotionally relieving information be automatically activated?].},
  author={Dirk Wentura and Julie N{\"u}sing},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur experimentelle Psychologie : Organ der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          193-203
        }
}
It was tested whether the "situation model" framework can be applied to research on coping processes. Therefore, subjects (N = 80) were presented with short episodes (formulated in a self-referent manner) about everyday situations which potentially ended in a negative way (e.g., failures in achievement situations; losses etc.). The first half of each episode contained a critical sentence with emotionally relieving information. Given a negative ending, this information should be automatically… CONTINUE READING