Social Science Investigations 2_2

Understanding Moral Judgments: The Role of the Agent’s Characteristics in Moral Evaluations (pages 203-213)

Emilia Alexandra Antonese ABSTRACT: Traditional studies have shown that the moral judgments are influenced by many biasing factors, like the consequences of a behavior, certain characteristics of the agent who commits the act, or the words chosen to describe the behavior. In the present study we investigated a new factor that could bias the evaluation of morally relevant human behavior: the ... Read More »

The Role of Motivational Persistence and Resilience over the Well-being Changes Registered in Time (pages 215-241)

Cristina Maria Bostan ABSTRACT: The present study investigates the interaction between personal characteristics that are considered nowadays strengths used to face difficult events or transition period. A number of 200 married or living together participants completed self-reports for common goals, motivational persistence, resilience and well-being. Results show that persistence and resilience do interact with each other at an individual level but ... Read More »

Individual Differences in Emotion and Thought Regulation Processes: Implications for Mental Health and Wellbeing (pages 243-258)

Cornelia Măirean ABSTRACT: This paper focuses on two strategies – cognitive reappraisal and expressive suppression – that people use to regulate their emotions and thoughts in daily life. Cognitive reappraisal is considered to be the effort made by an individual with the aim of changing the meaning of a situation in order to decrease its intense and negative emotional impact. Expressive ... Read More »

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