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SPCM4930 - Article Analysis Romantic Relationships in the...

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Article Analysis Romantic Relationships in the first article was studied from the perspective of two specific processes of emotional regulation and the effects of these processes on memory. In “Emotion regulation in romantic relationships: The cognitive consequences of concealing feelings” by Jane M. Richards, Emily A. Butler, and James J. Gross, the researchers investigated cognitive reappraisal, which is an antecedent-focused regulation to prevent emotional response from arising. An example of a cognitive reappraisal would be to utilize a positive mindset before going into conflict interactions. They also studied expressive suppression which is a response-focused regulation meant to quell emotional response online and inhibit emotional impulses during the interaction. An example of expressive suppression would be to pay attention to one’s own facial expressions or tone of voice throughout an interaction. The hypotheses of this study were 1) reappraisal will increase recall of conversation utterances, 2)
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course SPCM 4930 taught by Professor Huggins during the Fall '11 term at UGA.

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