Emotion dynamics and well-being

Grant number: DE190100203 | Funding period: 2019 - 2022

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This project aims to advance the science of emotion by resolving a fundamental paradox regarding the relationship between emotion dynamics and well-being. Emotion dynamics are reliably associated with psychological well-being. However, emotional flexibility and stability have been identified as important for healthy functioning. This project aims to resolve this paradox by applying cutting-edge statistical techniques to model emotion dynamics in daily life, as captured using smartphones. The project will develop a comprehensive theory of the relationship between emotion dynamics and well-being. This project will contribute to fulfilling the potential of mobile assessment methods for tracking..

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