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|National Experiment on American Emotions Reveals Impact of Fear, Anger |
1) Americans who experience anger are more optimistic about the future, less likely to take precautionary actions, and more likely to favor aggressive policy responses than those who experience fear.The experiment involving nearly 1,000 American men and women ages 13 to 88, suggests that heightened emotions of fear and anger affect responses to the threat of terror currently facing the nation, with anger promoting greater optimism and more aggressive policies.
2) Individuals see themselves as less vulnerable than the "average American," while still perceiving strikingly high personal risk in the wake of September 11.
3) Men experience more anger about terrorism than women, leading them to be more optimistic than women.
4) Media portrayals of the terrorist attacks strongly influence emotional responses, producing anger in some instances and fear in others.
|6 hours ago – The research is published today in The Lancet. Aaron Reeves of the University of Cambridge who led the research said that the data followed ... |