The purpose of this study was to investigate failed interpersonal affect regulation through the lens of humor. We investigated individual differences that influenced people’s affective and cognitive responses to failed humor and their willingness to persist in the interpersonal regulation of positive affect after a failed attempt.
- interpersonal affect regulation,
- affect-related individual differences,
- affective perspective taking,
- gender differences,
- motivation to persist,
- narrative methodology
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michele_williams/11/