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Monitoring the Impact of Negative Events and Deciding About Emotion Regulation Strategies

  • Adnan ManzoorEmail author
  • Altaf Hussain Abro
  • Jan Treur
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10207)

Abstract

Humans have a number of emotion regulation strategies at their disposal, from which in a particular situation one or more can be chosen. The focus of this paper is on the processes behind the choice of these regulation strategies. The paper presents a neurologically inspired cognitive computational model of a monitoring and decision mechanism for emotion regulation incorporating different strategies (expressive suppression, reappraisal or reinterpretation, and situation modification). It can be tuned to specific characteristics of persons and events.

Keywords

Cognitive modeling Emotion Regulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Behavioural Informatics GroupVrije Universiteit AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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