Personality, emotion, and individual differences in physiological responses

  title={Personality, emotion, and individual differences in physiological responses},
  author={Gerhard Stemmler and Jan Wacker},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
A dominant paradigm in biopsychological personality research seeks to establish links between emotional and motivational traits and habitual, transsituationally consistent individual differences in measures of physiological activity. An alternative approach conceptualizes traits as dispositions that are only operative in certain situational contexts and consequently predicts associations between emotional and motivational traits and physiological activity only for trait-relevant situational… Expand
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology
  • 2007
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