How Are You Feeling? Revisiting the Quantification of Emotional Qualia

  title={How Are You Feeling? Revisiting the Quantification of Emotional Qualia},
  author={Assaf Kron and Ariel Goldstein and Daniel Hyuk-Joon Lee and Katherine Gardhouse and Adam K. Anderson},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={1503 - 1511}
Numerous emotion researchers have asked their study participants to attend to the distinct feelings of arousal and valence, and self-report and physiological data have supported the independence of the two. We examined whether this dissociation reflects introspection about distinct emotional qualia or the way in which valence is measured. With either valence (Experiment 1) or arousal (Experiment 2) as the primary focus, when valence was measured using a bipolar scale (ranging from negative to… 

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