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Emotion Regulation

  • By: Kateri McRae & James J. Gross
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Emotions serve many important intra- and interpersonal functions. However, emotions also can be unhelpful when they are the wrong type or intensity for a particular context. At such times, emotion regulation is crucial. Emotion regulation refers to any process that influences ...