Self-ratings of Love and Fear on Emotional Contagion Scale Depend on the Environmental Context of Rating

The influence of environmental context on self-rating of emotional contagion was tested in 107 undergraduate subjects across two conditionsalone or in a group with their classmates. Susceptibility to emotional contagion, or the tendency to ‘catch’ emotions of other individuals was assessed in these two groups using an Emotional Contagion (EC) scale. Greater… CONTINUE READING