Imitation of emotion: how meaning affects the link between by Sytske Willemien van der Velde

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03. 4). This cannot explain the interaction results we found. 02. Instruction difficulty might also have influenced liking. 028. 07. 9), F < 1. So the condition that was the most difficult, the combination of imitating and imagining the stimulus was angry at them, also showed the least liking for the stimulus. 02. The importance of meaning and direction when imitating emotion Target Instruction Just Look Target Chapter 3 Imitation Instruction Imitation 36 Chapter 3 Discussion The results of this study show that when studying the effects of imitation it is indeed important to keep in mind how this behaviour is interpreted.

For instance, the fact that people were aware that they had to imitate the other person could have resulted in more people guessing the real purpose of the research and thus influencing the results. Our debriefing results, however, clearly did not show any such effects: people were completely unaware why they were asked to imitate. Furthermore, research suggests intentional imitation is likely to be an equal or more conservative choice than spontaneous imitation (Dimberg et al, 2002; Ekman, 1992; Stel & Vonk, 2008).

001. Evidently most of the emotion-liking combinations have their own specific reaction pattern. 005). The only situation that fits with theories on imitation is when the target is liked and happy: only in this condition do some people choose imitation as their first reaction. If the target is liked and sad most people choose to help the target. If the target is liked and angry people also choose to help the target. For the disliked targets we expected and found dissimilar reactions. If the target is disliked and happy or angry participants choose to disengage.

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