Emotion elicitation using films

  title={Emotion elicitation using films},
  author={J. Gross and R. Levenson},
  journal={Cognition & Emotion},
  • J. Gross, R. Levenson
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology
  • Cognition & Emotion
  • Abstract Researchers interested in emotion have long struggled with the problem of how to elicit emotional responses in the laboratory. In this article, we summarise five years of work to develop a set of films that reliably elicit each of eight emotional states (amusement, anger, contentment, disgust, fear, neutral, sadness, and surprise). After evaluating over 250 films, we showed selected film clips to an ethnically diverse sample of 494 English-speaking subjects. We then chose the two best… CONTINUE READING
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