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Affective Intensity and Emotional Responses
Cognition & Emotion
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: 1996
Pages: 323-328
Source ID: shanti-sources-22901
Zotero Collections: Contexts of Contemplation Project
Abstract: The AIM, a questionnaire intended to measure affective intensity has, to date, only been related to differences in self-reported intensity of emotional experience (Larsen & Diener, 1987). We investigated whether it is also related to the intensity of facial expressions of emotion shown by subjects after having been startled. Although the AIM was related to some self-report measures of emotion, the AIM was not related to post-startle facial expressions of emotion.