Persons, Situations, and Emotions: An Ecological Approach by Hermann BrandstatterPersons, Situations, and Emotions: An Ecological Approach by Hermann Brandstatter

Persons, Situations, and Emotions: An Ecological Approach

EditorHermann Brandstatter, Andrzej Eliasz

Hardcover | February 15, 2001

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People's experience in their everyday lives has attracted much research interest in the past two decades. This book focuses on the interplay of temperament and other personality traits with characteristics of situations and events in hourly and dailey mood fluctuations. All contributors usedthe Time Sampling Diary (TSD) in collecting data from a variety of populations over several weeks, at least four times a day at randomly selected points of time. Part 1 of the book introduces the TSD technique with detailed instructions for data collection, coding, and analysis. Part 2 coversreports on a study of Polish bank employees. The chapters of Part 3 reflect the experience of dangerous work situations in a steel factory, the emotional adjustment of adolescents to short and long-term unemployment, and the influences of husbands' daily or weekly commuting on their wives copingwith housework and childcare. The chapters of Part 4 take a more philosophical approach to the material. The first contribution shows that personality traits influence well-being primarily in situations characterized by freedom of choice; the second introduces a rather new methodological approachclarifying the affinities of situations and subjective experience.
Hermann Brandstatter, Professor in the Department of Social and Economic Psychology, Johannes Kepler University (Emeritus). Andrzej Eliasz, Professor and Chair of the Temperament and Ecological Bases of Personality Development Unit at the Institute of Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences.
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Title:Persons, Situations, and Emotions: An Ecological ApproachFormat:HardcoverPublished:February 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195135172

ISBN - 13:9780195135176

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Klaus R. Scherer: ForewordContributorsPart I Emotions in Perspective: The Ecological Approach1. Hermann Brandstatter and Andrezej Eliasz: Persons' Emotional Responses to Situations2. Hermann Brandstatter: Time Sampling Diary: an Ecological Approach to the Study of Emotions in Everyday Life SituationsPart II Temperament and Emotions : Focus on Congruence3. Andrzej Eliasz: Temperament, Type A, and Motives: A Time Sampling Study4. Madgalena Marzal-Wisniewska: Self-Regulatory Abilities, Temperament, and Volition in Everyday Life Situations5. Anna Zalewska and Hermann Brandstatter: Value-Motive Congruences and Reactivity as Determinants of Well-Being6. Tabitha Klonowicz: Personal Resources and Organizational Well-BeingPart III Experiencing Work, Family Life, and Unemployment7. Alois Farthofer and Hermann Brandstatter: Extraversion and Optimal Level of Arousal in High-Risk Work8. Jozef Dzuka: Time Sampling of Unemployment Experiences by Slovak Youth9. Christa Rodler and Erich Kirshler: Everyday Life of Commuters' WivesPart IV Well-Being during an International Summer School10. Tiziana Mancini and Paola Bastianoni: Correspondence Analysis of Everyday Life Experiences11. Gyongyi Kiss et al: Freedom as Moderator of the Personality-Mood RelationshipIndex