Ambivalence over emotional expression and reading emotions in situations and faces.

@article{King1998AmbivalenceOE,
  title={Ambivalence over emotional expression and reading emotions in situations and faces.},
  author={Leslie A King},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={753-62}
}
  • Leslie A King
  • Published 1998 in Journal of personality and social psychology
Three studies explored the relation of ambivalence over emotional expression (AE) and emotional expressiveness (EE) to reading the emotions of others. In Study 1 (N = 340, 110 men), AE positively correlated and EE negatively correlated with self-reported confusion in reading others' emotions. In Studies 2 and 3, participants wrote descriptions of the emotions likely to be felt by a person in an emotional scenario or in a slide of a universal facial expression. Descriptions were content analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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