Dept. of Psychology
The Department of Psychology of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is considered to be among the premier psychology departments. The faculty maintains a worldwide reputation for excellence and for being at the "cutting edge" of knowledge in the field.
Browse Collections of Items
(2015-11-18)Trait motivational approach and avoidance tendencies have a differential effect on cognitive processing, at least in part via associations with affective traits. Positive and negative emotionality are fundamental components ...
(2015-11-11)Genetic factors related to handedness, such as history of familial sinistrality, have been linked to neuroanatomical and neurophysiological differences in a variety of brain areas, including those associated with language. ...
(2015-12-11)Across three studies, we examine individuals’ trait interests with their affective evaluations of work activities. Despite strong conceptual links between trait interests and emotions, there has been little research on the ...
Distinct dimensions of anxiety and depression: anxiety and rumination differentially predict depressed mood and low positive affect (2015-12-11)Rumination is an important transdiagnostic construct associated with both anxiety and depression. However, relationships among the three constructs have mainly been investigated using non-domain-specific self-report ...
(2015-12-11)Building on social identity theory and the sociocultural model of the self, we show that relatively lower-class individuals who value their social class identity (as activated by the “working class” label) experience ...