Don't grin when you win: the social costs of positive emotion expression in performance situations.

  title={Don't grin when you win: the social costs of positive emotion expression in performance situations.},
  author={Elise K Kalokerinos and Katharine H Greenaway and David J Pedder and Elise A Margetts},
  volume={14 1},
People who express positive emotion usually have better social outcomes than people who do not, and suppressing the expression of emotions can have interpersonal costs. Nevertheless, social convention suggests that there are situations in which people should suppress the expression of positive emotions, such as when trying to appear humble in victory. The present research tested whether there are interpersonal costs to expressing positive emotions when winning. In Experiment 1, inexpressive… CONTINUE READING

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