Personality and susceptibility to positive and negative emotional states.

@article{Larsen1991PersonalityAS,
  title={Personality and susceptibility to positive and negative emotional states.},
  author={R. J. Larsen and T. Ketelaar},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1991},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={
          132-40
        }
}
  • R. J. Larsen, T. Ketelaar
  • Published 1991
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • Gray's (1981) theory suggests that extraverts and neurotics are differentially sensitive to stimuli that generate positive and negative affect, respectively. From this theory it was hypothesized that efficacy of a standard positive-affect induction would be more strongly related to extraversion than to neuroticism scores, whereas efficacy of a standard negative-affect induction would be more strongly related to neuroticism scores. Positive and negative affect was manipulated in a controlled… CONTINUE READING
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