The relation between self-discrepancies and emotion: the moderating roles of self-guide importance, location relevance, and social self-domain centrality.

@article{Boldero2000TheRB,
  title={The relation between self-discrepancies and emotion: the moderating roles of self-guide importance, location relevance, and social self-domain centrality.},
  author={Jennifer M. Boldero and Jennifer Francis},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={38-52}
}
In 5 studies, the authors investigated the effects of self-guide importance, domain centrality to self-definition, and self-domain relevance of testing location on relationships between actual-ideal (AI) and actual-ought (AO) discrepancies and emotions. Although no unique relationships occurred for self discrepancies, moderating effects were found for social self-domains. Location relevance overshadowed other moderator effects. In less relevant locations, AI discrepancies were smaller and AO… CONTINUE READING

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