The Effects of Measuring Emotion: Physiological Reactions to Emotional Situations Depend on whether Someone Is Asking
- Author(s): Mendes, Wendy
- Kassam, KS
- Mendes, WB
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3680163?pdf=render
Measurement effects exist throughout the sciences-the act of measuring often changes the properties of the observed. We suggest emotion research is no exception. The awareness and conscious assessment required by self-report of emotion may significantly al