The Positivity Effect Predicts Emotion Regulation 8 Years Later
Poster Session XI - Board: XI-
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
This study longitudinally examined the relation between the memory biases underlying the positivity effect and emotion regulation in a sample of 44 adults with traumatic-set spinal cord injuries. Greater positivity effect predicted improved emotion regulation 8 years later, although it did not predict improved well-being.
Subject Area: Personality/Social