Emotional Contagion Ability Scale: Compilation and empirical validity for Chinese college students

The research aimed to create a reliable and valid questionnaire for assessing trait emotional contagion ability in Chinese college students. Through two studies, the final 12-item Emotional Contagion Ability Scale demonstrated high reliability and validity, providing a valid tool for laboratory-based emotional contagion research among college students.

The Influence of Cultural Background Information on Emotional Body Language Recognition

This study investigates how cultural background influences emotion recognition, particularly in relation to emotional body language (EBL). The findings reveal that cultural context significantly impacts individuals' ability to recognize and interpret EBL, highlighting the importance of considering cultural nuances in cross-cultural communication.

More Modern, More Arousal? Ideal Affect in Cultural and Psychological changes during the social transformation in China

This study investigates the impact of cultural shifts on individual values, focusing on changes in ideal affect (IA) and emotional patterns from Traditionality to Modernity in Chinese society. Findings suggest that individuals with modern values exhibit higher arousal in their ideal affect, influencing emotional body language (EBL) recognition, while those with traditional values tend towards lower arousal and neutrality, indicating a correlation between cultural changes and emotional perception.

Light makeup decreases receivers’ negative emotional experience

This study explores the impact of makeup on emotional experiences during video chats, finding that makeup enhances perceived facial attractiveness, increases willingness to communicate, and weakens negative emotional experiences in response to angry and sad expressions. The research suggests that makeup influences emotional contagion and interpersonal communication, prompting consideration of the adaptiveness of the alleviated negative experiences associated with makeup use.