Positive emotion dispositions differentially associated with Big Five personality and attachment style

  title={Positive emotion dispositions differentially associated with Big Five personality and attachment style},
  author={Michelle N. Shiota and Dacher Keltner and Oliver P. John},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  pages={61 - 71}
Although theorists have proposed the existence of multiple distinct varieties of positive emotion, dispositional positive affect is typically treated as a unidimensional variable in personality research. We present data elaborating conceptual and empirical differences among seven positive emotion dispositions in their relationships with two core personality constructs, the “Big Five” and adult attachment style. We found that the positive emotion dispositions were differentially associated with… Expand
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