A reply to Tourangeau and Ellsworth, and others. The psychophysiology of emotion. Testing the boundaries of this hypothesis would be an interesting direction for future research. Another study de Jong et al. This task was chosen because the distracting effects of arithmetic tasks such as counting backwards are well characterized in dual-task distraction research e.
Regulating responses to anger:
How Does Facial Feedback Modulate Emotional Experience?
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The social neuroscience of empathy. Physiology, self-report, and expressive behavior. Different versions of the FFH make different claims about the relative importance of facial feedback in emotional experience. Sage Publications, Inc; We required participants in our distraction condition to count backwards by threes while watching the video clip stimuli.