The Positive Side of Negative Emotions

Edited by W. Gerrod Parrott

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I. Specific Negative Emotions

1. Can Sadness Be Good for You?: On the Cognitive, Motivational, and Interpersonal Benefits of Negative Affect, Joseph P. Forgas

2. Anxiety as an Adaptive Emotion, Adam M. Perkins and Philip Corr

3. Anger Is a Positive Emotion, Ursula Hess

4. Can Negative Social Emotions Have Positive Consequences?: An Examination of Embarrassment, Shame, Guilt, Jealousy, and Envy, Nicole E. Henniger and Christine R. Harris

II. Social and Cultural Aspects of Negative Emotions

5. When Negative Emotions Benefit Close Relationships, Levi R. Baker, James K. McNulty, and Nickola C. Overall

6. On the Social Influence of Negative Emotional Expressions, Gerben A. Van Kleef and Stéphane Côté

7. Listening to Negative Emotions: How Culture Constrains What We Hear, Yulia E. Chentsova-Dutton, Nicole Senft, and Andrew G. Ryder

8. The Function of Negative Emotions in the Confucian Tradition, Louise Sundararajan

III. The Desirability of Negative Emotions

9. Why Might People Want to Feel Bad?: Motives in Contrahedonic Emotion Regulation, Maya Tamir and Yochanan Bigman

10. Negative Emotions and the Meaningful Sides of Media Entertainment, Mary Beth Oliver, Anne Bartsch, and Tilo Hartmann

11. The Right Tool for the Job: Functional Analysis and Evaluating Positivity/Negativity, Julie K. Norem

12. Feeling, Function, and the Place of Negative Emotions in a Happy Life, W. Gerrod Parrott