Emotion (Washington, D.C.)

An experience sampling study of emotional reactions to music: listener, music, and situation.

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Oct 07, 2008

The Experience Sampling Method was used to explore emotions to music as they naturally occurred in everyday life, with a focus on the prevalence of different musical emotions and how such emotions are related to various factors in the listener, the music, and the situation.

Nature's clocks and human mood: the circadian system modulates reward motivation.

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Oct 06, 2009

Existing literature on reward motivation pays scant attention to the fact that reward potential of the environment varies dramatically with the light/dark cycle.

Psychometric properties of a computerized mobile phone method for assessing mood in daily life.

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Feb 09, 2010

Ecological momentary assessment is a method that is now largely used to study behavior and mood in the settings in which they naturally occur. It maximizes ecological validity and avoids the limitations of retrospective self-reports.

Pursuing happiness in everyday life: the characteristics and behaviors of online happiness seekers.

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Dec 12, 2012

Although the last decade has witnessed mounting research on the development and evaluation of positive interventions, investigators still know little about the target population of such interventions: happiness seekers.