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The Interplay of Mindfulness and Effortful Control with the Emotional Dynamics of Everyday Life


Abstract Research on self-regulatory variables like mindfulness and effortful control proposes strong links with physical and mental health outcomes across the lifespan, from childhood and adolescence to adulthood and old age. One pathway by which self-regulation may confer health benefits is through individual differences in reports of and emotional responses to daily negative and positive events. Mindfulness is broadly defined as non-reactivity to inner experiences, while effortful control is broadly defined as attentional and behavioral regulation. Mindfulness and effortful control have both been conceptualized to exert their beneficial effects on development through their influence on exposure/engagement and emotional reactivity/responsiveness t... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Castro, Saul (Author) / Infurna, Frank (Advisor) / Doane, Leah (Committee member) / Davis, Mary (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Daily Positive Events / Daily Stressors / Effortful Control / Emotional Reactivity / Mindfulness / Self-regulation
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 72 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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