Affective synchrony: individual differences in mixed emotions.

@article{Rafaeli2007AffectiveSI,
  title={Affective synchrony: individual differences in mixed emotions.},
  author={Eshkol Rafaeli and Gregory M. Rogers and William Revelle},
  journal={Personality & social psychology bulletin},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={915-32}
}
Most models of affect suggest either inverse or null associations between positivity and negativity. Recent work has highlighted situations that sometimes lead to mixed positive-negative affect. Focusing on the counterpart to these situational factors, the authors explore the individual-difference tendency toward mixed emotions, which they term affective synchrony. In five studies, the authors show that some individuals demonstrate affective synchrony (overlapping experience of positive and… CONTINUE READING

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