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Volume 32, Issue10December, 2019
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Collective Emotions; Exploring the alignment of joy, sadness, anger, and more

Collective Emotions

From team sports to social media, shared emotions and perceptions of social support can enhance social belonging and encourage prosocial behavior. But they don’t always bring out the best in groups. Scientists look at the psychological processes that allow us to experience emotions together. More

Psychological scientists Jolanda Jetten of University of Queensland, Australia, and Stefanie Sprong of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, explore how concerns about wealth inequality can affect support for strong and sometimes autocratic leadership. More