On the induction of emotion in the laboratory: discrete moods or multiple affect states?

@article{Polivy1981OnTI,
  title={On the induction of emotion in the laboratory: discrete moods or multiple affect states?},
  author={Janet Polivy},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1981},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={803-17}
}
  • Janet Polivy
  • Published 1981 in Journal of personality and social psychology
To study the effects of various emotions on behavior, psychologists have traditionally used one of a variety of mood-induction techniques. A manipulation check measuring the mood in question is used to determine the success of the mood induction. Evidence indicates, however, that attempting to induce one particular emotion may actually result in arousal of… CONTINUE READING