Emotional Valence, Arousal, and Threat Ratings of 160 Chinese Words among Adolescents

This study was conducted to provide ratings of valence/pleasantness, arousal/excitement, and threat/potential harm for 160 Chinese words. The emotional valence classification (positive, negative, or neutral) of all of the words corresponded to that of the equivalent English language words. More than 90% of the participants, junior high school students aged… CONTINUE READING