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    Emotion and memory narrowing: A review and goal-relevance approach.Linda J. Levine & Robin S. Edelstein - 2009 - Cognition and Emotion 23 (5):833-875.
    People typically show excellent memory for information that is central to an emotional event but poorer memory for peripheral details. Not all studies demonstrate memory narrowing as a result of emotion, however. Critically important emotional information is sometimes forgotten; seemingly peripheral details are sometimes preserved. To make sense of both the general pattern of findings that emotion leads to memory narrowing, and findings that violate this pattern, this review addresses mechanisms through which emotion enhances and impairs memory. Divergent approaches to (...)
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    The Causal Organisation of Emotional Knowledge: A Developmental Study.Nancy L. Stein & Linda J. Levine - 1989 - Cognition and Emotion 3 (4):343-378.
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    The causal organization of emotional knowledge: a development study.Nancy L. Stein & Linda J. Levine - 1989 - Cognition and Emotion 3 (4):343-378.
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    Motivation Matters: Differing Effects of Pre-Goal and Post-Goal Emotions on Attention and Memory.Robin L. Kaplan, Ilse Van Damme & Linda J. Levine - 2012 - Frontiers in Psychology 3.
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    The Anatomy of Disappointment: A Naturalistic Test of Appraisal Models of Sadness, Anger, and Hope.Linda J. Levine - 1996 - Cognition and Emotion 10 (4):337-360.
    ignette and autobiographical recall studies have often been used to test models of the appraisals associated with specific emotions. Recently, critiques of both methodologies have called into question the applicability of appraisal theory to naturally-occurring emotional responses. This study examined supporter's responses to Ross Perot's withdrawal from the 1992 presidential race to assess the extent to which appraisal models accurately capture responses to a naturally-occurring event. Supporters in Riverside County, California (N = 227) completed questionnaires concerning their interpretations of the (...)
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    Emotion and False Memory.Robin L. Kaplan, Ilse Van Damme, Linda J. Levine & Elizabeth F. Loftus - 2016 - Emotion Review 8 (1):8-13.
    Emotional memories are vivid and lasting but not necessarily accurate. Under some conditions, emotion even increases people’s susceptibility to false memories. This review addresses when and why emotion leaves people vulnerable to misremembering events. Recent research suggests that pregoal emotions—those experienced before goal attainment or failure —narrow the scope of people’s attention to information that is central to their goals. This narrow focus can impair memory for peripheral details, leaving people vulnerable to misinformation concerning those details. In contrast, postgoal emotions—those (...)
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    Data versus Spock: lay theories about whether emotion helps or hinders.Melissa M. Karnaze & Linda J. Levine - 2017 - Cognition and Emotion 32 (3):549-565.
    The android Data from Star Trek admired human emotion whereas Spock viewed emotion as irrational and maladaptive. The theory that emotions fulfil adaptive functions is widely accepted in academic psychology but little is known about laypeople’s theories. The present study assessed the extent to which laypeople share Data’s view of emotion as helpful or Spock’s view of emotion as a hindrance. We also assessed how help and hinder theory endorsement were related to reasoning, emotion regulation, and well-being. Undergraduates completed a (...)
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    Remembering the silver lining: Reappraisal and positive bias in memory for emotion.Linda J. Levine, Susanna Schmidt, Hannah S. Kang & Carla Tinti - 2012 - Cognition and Emotion 26 (5):871-884.
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    Remembering facts versus feelings in the wake of political events.Linda J. Levine, Gillian Murphy, Heather C. Lench, Ciara M. Greene, Elizabeth F. Loftus, Carla Tinti, Susanna Schmidt, Barbara Muzzulini, Rebecca Hofstein Grady, Shauna M. Stark & Craig E. L. Stark - forthcoming - Cognition and Emotion:1-20.
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    Lay Theories About Whether Emotion Helps or Hinders: Assessment and Effects on Emotional Acceptance and Recovery From Distress.Melissa M. Karnaze & Linda J. Levine - 2020 - Frontiers in Psychology 11.
    This investigation examined how people’s beliefs about the functionality of emotion shape their emotional response and regulatory strategies when encountering distressing events. In Study 1, we present data supporting the reliability and validity of an 8-item instrument, the Help and Hinder Theories about Emotion Measure (HHTEM), designed to assess an individual’s beliefs about the functionality of emotion. Participants who more strongly endorsed a Help Theory reported greater wellbeing, emotional acceptance, and use of reappraisal to regulate emotion. Participants who more strongly (...)
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    Remembering past emotions: The role of current appraisals.Linda J. Levine, Vincent Prohaska, Stewart L. Burgess, John A. Rice & Tracy M. Laulhere - 2001 - Cognition and Emotion 15 (4):393-417.
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    Keeping the magic alive: social sharing of positive life experiences sustains happiness.Arpine Hovasapian & Linda J. Levine - 2018 - Cognition and Emotion 32 (8):1559-1570.
    ABSTRACTSocial sharing of positive life experiences has been linked to increased intensity of positive emotion. Less is known about the relations among sharing, the perceived response of the listener, and the duration of positive emotion. We hypothesised that sharing an experience would sustain positive emotion when listeners responded in a manner that highlighted the appraised importance and remarkability of the experience, thereby slowing hedonic adaptation. College students who received a desirable exam grade reported their emotional response, appraisals, and sharing on (...)
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    Motivational biases in memory for emotions.Heather C. Lench & Linda J. Levine - 2010 - Cognition and Emotion 24 (3):401-418.
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    Voter emotional responses and voting behaviour in the 2020 US presidential election.Heather C. Lench, Leslie Fernandez, Noah Reed, Emily Raibley, Linda J. Levine & Kiki Salsedo - forthcoming - Cognition and Emotion.
    Political polarisation in the United States offers opportunities to explore how beliefs about candidates – that they could save or destroy American society – impact people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviour. Participants forecast their future emotional responses to the contentious 2020 U.S. presidential election, and reported their actual responses after the election outcome. Stronger beliefs about candidates were associated with forecasts of greater emotion in response to the election, but the strength of this relationship differed based on candidate preference. Trump supporters’ (...)
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    Reappraisal mitigates overestimation of remembered pain in anxious individuals.Arpine Hovasapian & Linda J. Levine - 2016 - Cognition and Emotion 30 (6).
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    Workplace Anger Costs Women Irrespective of Race.Christopher K. Marshburn, Kevin J. Cochran, Elinor Flynn & Linda J. Levine - 2020 - Frontiers in Psychology 11.
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