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Title: The regulation of cognition, affect, and the self : three papers on cognitive dissonance, ambivalence and mood regulation
Author: Graupmann, Verena
ISNI:       0000 0001 3511 9464
Awarding Body: University of Sussex
Current Institution: University of Sussex
Date of Award: 2008
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The three papers of this eumulative thesis explore the regulation of cognitive and affective states in relation to internal motives and external constraints, specifically The findings of the reported research show how cognitive and ~ffective ways of in dissonance-reduction via a post-decisional information-search depending on the regarding consistency motives and processing outcomes. is also explored in this context. The third paper consists of five studies looking at how people use mood The first paper reports three studies that investigate what distinguishes The second paper comprises two studies examining the role of mood regulation dissonance from ambivalence in decision-making. It is tested how much people engage in situations with risk constt:aints: One study looks at the conditions for people to regulation and cognitive strategies in response to dissonance, examining in particular replaced by mood regulation. Three further studies assess the relationship of selfregulate unrelated affect in the fate of risky decision-making. A second study examines extent of ambivalence experienced about the decision. The role of decision-commitment is also explored in this context.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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