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dc.date.accessioned2017-05-04T16:07:57Z
dc.date.available2017-05-04T16:07:57Z
dc.date.created2017-01-31T13:46:15Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationSeibt, Beate Schubert, Thomas Zickfeld, Janis Heinrich Fiske, Alan Page . Interpersonal closeness and morality predict feelings of being moved. Emotion. 2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10852/55340
dc.description.abstractThe emotion commonly labeled in English as being moved or touched is widely experienced but only tacitly defined, and has received little systematic attention. Based on a review of conceptualizations from various disciplines, we hypothesize that events appraised as an increase in interpersonal closeness, or as moral acts, when sufficiently intense, elicit a positive emotion typically labeled “being moved,” and characterized by tears, goosebumps, and a feeling of warmth in the chest. We predicted this to be true for events a person participates in, as well as for events they observe. In Study 1, we elicited reports of recent episodes of weeping evoked by something positive, and also weeping because of something negative; we measured emotion terms, bodily sensations, and appraisals in a U.S. sample. We discovered that events of positive tears, rather than negative tears, were associated with self-reported being moved or touched, with goosebumps, with feelings of chest warmth, and with the appraisals of increased closeness and moral acts. These appraisals mediated the difference in being moved between positive and negative events. We further found that appraisal patterns for personally experienced events were similar to the patterns for observed events. Finally, the 2 appraisals were more closely associated with being moved than with other emotion labels. This was corroborated in Study 2 in the U.S. and Norway, where we induced being moved, sadness, anxiety, and happiness through videos and measured these emotions, plus the appraisals and sensations from Study 1. The final version of this research was published in Emotion. © American Psychological Association.en_US
dc.languageEN
dc.titleInterpersonal closeness and morality predict feelings of being moveden_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.creator.authorSeibt, Beate
dc.creator.authorSchubert, Thomas
dc.creator.authorZickfeld, Janis Heinrich
dc.creator.authorFiske, Alan Page
cristin.unitcode185,17,5,0
cristin.unitnamePsykologisk institutt
cristin.ispublishedfalse
cristin.fulltextpostprint
cristin.qualitycode2
dc.identifier.cristin1443345
dc.identifier.bibliographiccitationinfo:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&rft.jtitle=Emotion&rft.volume=&rft.spage=&rft.date=2017
dc.identifier.jtitleEmotion
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000271
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:no-58126
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dc.type.peerreviewedPeer reviewed
dc.source.issn1528-3542
dc.identifier.fulltextFulltext https://www.duo.uio.no/bitstream/handle/10852/55340/2/Kama%2BMuta%2BFourth%2BRevision%2BEmotion%2Bfinal%2Bunedited%2Bcomplete.pdf
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