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Université de Genève

Personality under stress : who gets angry and why? Individual differences in cognitive appraisal and emotion

Wranik, Tanja ; Scherer, Klaus Rainer (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Genève, 2005 ; FPE 336.

We conducted three experiments in a carefully designed emotion induction procedure, a dyadic "social intelligence test", and examined if a specific personality variable, "explanatory style", would systematically influence cognitive evaluations of causal attribution and blame. We predicted that individuals who generally attribute causality of negative situations externally (Externals) would be...