Anger shares a link with deception. Researchers recently investigated how anger can impact ethical decision making. Their laboratory research study investigated how feeling incidental anger, i.e. anger provoked from an unrelated source, can promote deception. Their study also considered how empathy plays a role in the link between anger and ethical decision making.
Anger ranks […]
Our body position affects our emotions. You did not know it, but she must have known about it [the role of sensorimotor abilities and the theory called “embodied cognition”] all along. Yes, those affectionate directions that your grandma gave you – something like “sit back, sit up straight, and don’t slump. . . . ” […]
Emotion Regulation Ability, Passion and Persistence, Predicting Creativity, and Professional Development
Emotions such as curiosity, frustration, irritation, joy, and excitement drive the creative process. A number of individual difference factors, such as knowledge of domain, quantitative skills, originality, and flexibility, predict creative behavior. Another creativity prediction factor involves personality. Prior research studies have identified a personality disposition called openness to experience as “the personality trait most […]
Sigh or soften your voice, look down or look gloomy, or say something like “I feel sorrow about the way this is going” and get paid more in a negotiation? Well, it depends. Researchers recently identified a new “critical boundary condition” in conflict and negotiation processes. They examined the effectiveness of an emotional strategy […]
Emotional expressions impact how work gets done. Personality factors impact performance, too. Emotional expressions regulate the social behavior which occurs when leaders interact with their followers. This post notes some research about another example of important individual differences driven by personality: leader expressions of anger or happiness and follower personalities.
Anger, the most prevalent […]
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