Patterns of appraisal and emotion related to taking an exam.

  title={Patterns of appraisal and emotion related to taking an exam.},
  author={C. A. P. Smith and Phoebe C. Ellsworth},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={52 3},
Recent research has suggested strong relations between characteristic patterns of appraisal along emotionally relevant dimensions and the experience of specific emotions. However, this work has relied primarily upon ratings of remembered or imagined past events associated with the experience of relatively pure emotions. The present investigation is an attempt to examine cognitive appraisals and emotions during an emotional event in which subjects experience complex emotional blends. Subjects… CONTINUE READING