B L Fredrickson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint That swimsuit becomes you: sex differences in self-objectification, restrained eating, and math performance
    B L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:269-84. 1998
  2. pmc Positive affect and the complex dynamics of human flourishing
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 525 East University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am Psychol 60:678-86. 2005
  3. pmc The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 525 East University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1367-78. 2004
  4. pmc What good are positive emotions in crises? A prospective study of resilience and emotions following the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11th, 2001
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology and Research Center for Group Dynamics at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:365-76. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Positive emotions trigger upward spirals toward emotional well-being
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:172-5. 2002
  6. pmc The role of positive emotions in positive psychology. The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions
    B L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology and Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 525 East University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Am Psychol 56:218-26. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Hostility predicts magnitude and duration of blood pressure response to anger
    B L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Behav Med 23:229-43. 2000
  8. pmc Open hearts build lives: positive emotions, induced through loving-kindness meditation, build consequential personal resources
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1045-62. 2008
  9. pmc Psychological resilience and positive emotional granularity: examining the benefits of positive emotions on coping and health
    Michele M Tugade
    Department of Psychology, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, USA
    J Pers 72:1161-90. 2004
  10. pmc Social closeness increases salivary progesterone in humans
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Horm Behav 56:108-11. 2009

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint That swimsuit becomes you: sex differences in self-objectification, restrained eating, and math performance
    B L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:269-84. 1998
    ..Additionally, self-objectification diminished math performance for women only. Discussion centers on the causes and consequences of objectifying women's bodies...
  2. pmc Positive affect and the complex dynamics of human flourishing
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 525 East University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am Psychol 60:678-86. 2005
    ..Together with other evidence, these findings suggest that a set of general mathematical principles may describe the relations between positive affect and human flourishing...
  3. pmc The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, 525 East University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1367-78. 2004
    ..This chapter reviews the latest empirical evidence supporting the broaden-and-build theory and draws out implications the theory holds for optimizing health and well-being...
  4. pmc What good are positive emotions in crises? A prospective study of resilience and emotions following the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11th, 2001
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology and Research Center for Group Dynamics at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:365-76. 2003
    ..Findings suggest that positive emotions in the aftermath of crises buffer resilient people against depression and fuel thriving, consistent with the broaden-and-build theory. Discussion touches on implications for coping...
  5. ncbi request reprint Positive emotions trigger upward spirals toward emotional well-being
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:172-5. 2002
    ..These findings provide prospective evidence to support the prediction that positive emotions initiate upward spirals toward enhanced emotional wellbeing. Implications for clinical practice and health promotion are discussed...
  6. pmc The role of positive emotions in positive psychology. The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions
    B L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology and Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 525 East University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1109, USA
    Am Psychol 56:218-26. 2001
    ..The theory and findings suggest that the capacity to experience positive emotions may be a fundamental human strength central to the study of human flourishing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hostility predicts magnitude and duration of blood pressure response to anger
    B L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Behav Med 23:229-43. 2000
    ..Hostile participants had larger and longer-lasting blood pressure responses to anger. African Americans also showed longer-lasting blood pressure reactivity to anger. Health and measurement implications are discussed...
  8. pmc Open hearts build lives: positive emotions, induced through loving-kindness meditation, build consequential personal resources
    Barbara L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1045-62. 2008
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  9. pmc Psychological resilience and positive emotional granularity: examining the benefits of positive emotions on coping and health
    Michele M Tugade
    Department of Psychology, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, USA
    J Pers 72:1161-90. 2004
    ..Implications for research on coping and health are discussed...
  10. pmc Social closeness increases salivary progesterone in humans
    Stephanie L Brown
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Horm Behav 56:108-11. 2009
    ..Across conditions, progesterone increase one week later predicted the willingness to sacrifice for the partner. These results are discussed in terms of the links between social contact, stress, and health...
  11. ncbi request reprint Women's self-care agency to manage urinary incontinence: the impact of nursing agency and body experience
    Sandra H Hines
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 30:175-88. 2007
    ..Women with urinary incontinence (UI) report that the disease negatively impacts their quality of life but, paradoxically, under-report symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship between salivary cortisol and progesterone levels in humans
    Michelle M Wirth
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychology, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1043, USA
    Biol Psychol 74:104-7. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that progesterone is released from the adrenal along with cortisol in humans, due to general adrenal activation and/or possibly as an additional negative feedback mechanism to down-regulate the stress response...
  13. pmc The neural correlates of trait resilience when anticipating and recovering from threat
    Christian E Waugh
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 3:322-32. 2008
    ..These data provide neural evidence that in threatening situations, resilient people flexibly and appropriately adjust the level of emotional resources needed to meet the demands of the situation...
  14. pmc Influence of HIV status and age on cognitive representations of others
    L L Carstensen
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, California 94305 2130, USA
    Health Psychol 17:494-503. 1998
    ..The results suggest that the perception of limited time, rather than chronological age, is the critical variable influencing mental representations of social partners...
  15. doi request reprint Loving-kindness meditation to enhance recovery from negative symptoms of schizophrenia
    David P Johnson
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:499-509. 2009
    ..Although LKM requires further empirical support, it promises to be an important intervention since there are few treatments for clients afflicted with negative symptoms...
  16. pmc Resilient individuals use positive emotions to bounce back from negative emotional experiences
    Michele M Tugade
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 3807, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 86:320-33. 2004
    ..Implications for research on resilience and positive emotions are discussed...
  17. pmc Emotional category data on images from the International Affective Picture System
    Joseph A Mikels
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:626-30. 2005
    ..This article makes these data available to researchers with such interests. Data for all the pictures are archived at www.psychonomic.org/archive/...
  18. pmc "We all look the same to me": positive emotions eliminate the own-race in face recognition
    Kareem J Johnson
    University of Michigan, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:875-81. 2005
    ..Discussion centers on possible mechanisms for this reduction of the own-race bias, including improvements in holistic processing and promotion of a common in-group identity due to positive emotions...
  19. pmc Brain mediators of cardiovascular responses to social threat: part I: Reciprocal dorsal and ventral sub-regions of the medial prefrontal cortex and heart-rate reactivity
    Tor D Wager
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 1190 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuroimage 47:821-35. 2009
    ..These results underscore both the importance and heterogeneity of MPFC in generating physiological responses to threat...
  20. doi request reprint Emotion and working memory: evidence for domain-specific processes for affective maintenance
    Joseph A Mikels
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University, G60B Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
    Emotion 8:256-66. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the working memory system may include domain-specific components that are specialized for the maintenance of affective memoranda...
  21. ncbi request reprint A warm heart and a clear head. The contingent effects of weather on mood and cognition
    Matthew C Keller
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:724-31. 2005
    ..These results are consistent with findings on seasonal affective disorder, and suggest that pleasant weather improves mood and broadens cognition in the spring because people have been deprived of such weather during the winter...