Maya Tamir

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowing good from bad: the paradox of neuroticism, negative affect, and evaluative processing
    Maya Tamir
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:913-25. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Don't worry, be happy? Neuroticism, trait-consistent affect regulation, and performance
    Maya Tamir
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:449-61. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral facilitation: a cognitive model of individual differences in approach motivation
    Michael D Robinson
    Psychology Department, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    Emotion 9:70-82. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Using and being used by categories. The case of negative evaluations and daily well-being
    Michael D Robinson
    Psychology Department, North Dakota State University, ND 58105, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:521-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Trait as default: extraversion, subjective well-being, and the distinction between neutral and positive events
    Michael D Robinson
    Psychology Department, North Dakota State University, Fargo 58105, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:517-27. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The happy spotlight: positive mood and selective attention to rewarding information
    Maya Tamir
    Psychology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1124-36. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The epistemic benefits of trait-consistent mood states: an analysis of extraversion and mood
    Maya Tamir
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:663-77. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Are we puppets on a string? The contextual meaning of unconscious expressive cues
    Maya Tamir
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:237-49. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint You may worry, but can you recognize threats when you see them?; Neuroticism, threat identifications, and negative affect
    Maya Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Pers 74:1481-506. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism as mental noise: a relation between neuroticism and reaction time standard deviations
    Michael D Robinson
    Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:107-14. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowing good from bad: the paradox of neuroticism, negative affect, and evaluative processing
    Maya Tamir
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:913-25. 2004
    ..The present studies demonstrate that although negative mood states are hedonically unpleasant, they can be beneficial in some ways for individuals high in neuroticism...
  2. ncbi request reprint Don't worry, be happy? Neuroticism, trait-consistent affect regulation, and performance
    Maya Tamir
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:449-61. 2005
    ..Study 4 suggests that such preferences for short-term unpleasant affect may be beneficial to performance...
  3. doi request reprint Behavioral facilitation: a cognitive model of individual differences in approach motivation
    Michael D Robinson
    Psychology Department, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    Emotion 9:70-82. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the benefits of modeling the cognitive processes hypothesized to underlie individual differences motivation, affect, and depression...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using and being used by categories. The case of negative evaluations and daily well-being
    Michael D Robinson
    Psychology Department, North Dakota State University, ND 58105, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:521-6. 2004
    ..The results support the idea that categorization provides a useful perspective on personality functioning...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trait as default: extraversion, subjective well-being, and the distinction between neutral and positive events
    Michael D Robinson
    Psychology Department, North Dakota State University, Fargo 58105, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:517-27. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that extraversion scales measure (among other things) beliefs about SWB that differentially contribute to judgments among those less capable of making evaluative distinctions at encoding...
  6. ncbi request reprint The happy spotlight: positive mood and selective attention to rewarding information
    Maya Tamir
    Psychology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 33:1124-36. 2007
    ..non-rewarding) positive stimuli. The results extend our knowledge of mood-cognition relations and have important implications for understanding the social cognitive consequences of positive mood states...
  7. ncbi request reprint The epistemic benefits of trait-consistent mood states: an analysis of extraversion and mood
    Maya Tamir
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:663-77. 2002
    ..Overall, the authors suggest that there are pragmatic benefits to trait-consistent moods, particularly for processing motivation-relevant stimuli...
  8. ncbi request reprint Are we puppets on a string? The contextual meaning of unconscious expressive cues
    Maya Tamir
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 30:237-49. 2004
    ..Together, these results suggest that the meaning of unconscious expressive cues is not fixed...
  9. ncbi request reprint You may worry, but can you recognize threats when you see them?; Neuroticism, threat identifications, and negative affect
    Maya Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Pers 74:1481-506. 2006
    ..Of most importance, our data indicate that threat-identification skills can be hedonically beneficial, rather than costly, at high levels of neuroticism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism as mental noise: a relation between neuroticism and reaction time standard deviations
    Michael D Robinson
    Department of Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:107-14. 2005
    ..g., frontal lobe injury) in previous research. The present findings are potentially useful for understanding why neuroticism often correlates with variations in the functionality of cognition and behavior...
  11. ncbi request reprint Implicit theories of emotion: affective and social outcomes across a major life transition
    Maya Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:731-44. 2007
    ..Together, these studies demonstrate that implicit theories of emotion can have important long-term implications for socioemotional functioning...
  12. ncbi request reprint Business or pleasure? Utilitarian versus hedonic considerations in emotion regulation
    Maya Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chesnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Emotion 7:546-54. 2007
    ..excitement) before the task. These findings demonstrate that utilitarian considerations play an important, if underappreciated, role in emotion regulation...
  13. doi request reprint Hedonic and instrumental motives in anger regulation
    Maya Tamir
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:324-8. 2008
    ..These findings support a functional view of emotion regulation, and demonstrate that in certain contexts, individuals may choose to experience emotions that are instrumental, despite short-term hedonic costs...