Anger, curiosity, and optimism.

  title={Anger, curiosity, and optimism.},
  author={Anna Laura Comunian},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  volume={75 3 Pt 2},
We examined with 500 Italian subjects the relationship between the subscales of the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory and a measure of the sense of well-being, the Life Orientation Test. As predicted, associations were not significant with scores on the scale of optimism; however, all coefficients were negative and the smallest ones were with the Anger Control scale. We also correlated scores on state and trait curiosity with those on 3 anger-expression scales; values indicated these… CONTINUE READING