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Most Underappreciated50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work$
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Robert Arkin

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199778188

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.001.0001

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

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(p.82) Take Me Out to the Ballgame
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Most Underappreciated
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Timothy D. Wilson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0016

Timothy D. Wilson describes his most underappreciated work: a series of studies that focused on how people's affective expectations influenced their affective experiences. His findings showed that affective expectations influence the way people processed an event and their enjoyment of it, with assimilation effects being much more common than contrast effects. Wilson cites some of the reasons why these studies didn't get the attention he and his collaborators thought they deserved.

Keywords:   Timothy D. Wilson, affective expectations, affective experiences, assimilation effects, contrast effects

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