Saturday, April 22, 2017
Self-Talk: How You Do It Matters
11:00 am-12:00 pm Add
159 Mulford Hall
How does shifting from first- to third-person pronouns when referring to the self during introspection impact our thoughts, emotions and behavior under stressful situations? This talk will present findings from a series of studies exploring this question, which show that engaging in third-person self-talk leads to more adaptive responses to negative experiences than engaging in first-person self-talk.
Ozlem Ayduk, Professor