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  • Dare to compare: fact-based versus simulation-based comparison in daily life 

    Summerville, Amy; Roese, Neal J. (2011-02-07)
    We examined the relative frequency of social, counter factual, past-temporal, and future-temporal comparison in daily life using an experience-sampling method, in which participants were randomly prompted to record thought ...
  • Praise for regret: people value regret above other negative emotions 

    Summerville, Amy; Roese, Neal J. (2011-02-07)
    What do people think about the emotion of regret? Recent demonstrations of the psychological benefits of regret have been framed against an assumption that most people find regret to be aversive, both when experienced but ...
  • Regret and behavior: comment on Zeelenberg and Pieters 

    Summerville, Amy; Roese, Neal J.; Fessel, Florian (2011-05-04)
    Zeelenberg and Pieter's (2007) regret regulation theory 1.0 offers a synthesis that brings together concepts spanning numerous literatures. We have no substantive disagreement with their theory, but instead offer 3 ...
  • Repetitive regret, depression, and anxiety: findings from a nationally representative survey 

    Summerville, Amy; Roese, Neal J.; Epstude, Kai; Fessel, Florian; Morrison, Mike; Smallman, Rachel; Galinsky, Adam D.; Segerstrom, Suzanne (2011-04-07)
    Past research has established a connection between regret (negative emotions connected to cognitions about how past actions might have achieved better outcomes) and both depression and anxiety. in the present research, ...
  • Self-report measures of individual differences in regulatory focus: a cautionary note 

    Summerville, Amy; Roese, Neal J. (2011-02-07)
    Regulatory focus theory distinguishes between two independent structures of strategic inclination, promotion versus prevention. However, the theory implies two potentially independent definitions of these inclinations, the ...
  • What we regret most . . . and why 

    Summerville, Amy; Roese, Neal J. (2011-02-07)
    Which domains in life produce the greatest potential for regret, and what features of those life domains explain why? Using archival and laboratory evidence, the authors show that greater perceived opportunity within life ...