Preferences for separating or combining events.

@article{Linville1991PreferencesFS,
  title={Preferences for separating or combining events.},
  author={Patricia W. Linville and Gregory W. Fischer},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1991},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={
          5-23
        }
}
This research investigates people's preferences for temporally separating or combining emotionally impactful events. For instance, do people prefer to experience 2 negative events (e.g., manuscript rejections) on the same day or on different days? Do people prefer to experience 2 positive events (e.g., manuscript acceptances) on the same or different days? This article proposes a renewable resources model that combines elements of decision-making models (prospect theory) with the notion that… CONTINUE READING
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