Affiliation: International University Bremen
- Positive affectivity and lifestyle in adulthood: do you do what you feel?Ute Kunzmann
Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 31:574-88. 2005..These findings underline the importance of considering two dimensions of positive affect--pleasant feelings and positive involvement--separately when studying the link between affect and lifestyle...
- Age differences in emotional reactivity: the sample case of sadnessUte Kunzmann
Center for Life Span Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
Psychol Aging 20:47-59. 2005..This evidence suggests that when older people are exposed to stimuli featuring themes that are relevant to their age group, they show greater subjective and physiological reactions than would be expected on the basis of past research...
- Behavioral inhibition and amplification during emotional arousal: a comparison of two age groupsUte Kunzmann
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Psychol Aging 20:144-58. 2005..Voluntary emotion regulation might be one domain of human performance that is spared from age-related losses...
- Age differences in three facets of empathy: performance-based evidenceDavid Richter
Department of Psychology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Psychol Aging 26:60-70. 2011..In sum, the present performance-based evidence speaks for multidirectional age differences in empathy...
- Perceiving control: a double-edged sword in old ageUte Kunzmann
Max Planck Institute of Human Development, Berlin, Germany
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P484-91. 2002..Despite these complexities, findings suggest that perceived control over desirable outcomes is associated with high emotional well-being, whereas perceived others' control is an emotional risk factor in old age...
- Wisdom-related knowledge: affective, motivational, and interpersonal correlatesUte Kunzmann
Center for Lifespan Technology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:1104-19. 2003....
- Differential age trajectories of positive and negative affect: further evidence from the Berlin Aging StudyUte Kunzmann
University of Leipzig, Institute of Psychology I, Seeburgstrasse 14 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P261-70. 2008..Negative affect may remain stable because it is associated with self-evaluations, which seem to change less with age...