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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935


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Emotional well-being and sociability: crosscultural aspect 1044

Gorbatkov A.A.
PhD in Psychology, Assistant professor at the Institute of Education and Psychology, Sventokshisk Academy, Kielce, Poland

This work presents a hypothesis about negative correlation between individual's emotional well-being and his/her sociability, as possible in societies with negatively-asymmetrical emotional-expressive normative communication system. This hypothesis was supported by research carried out in Poland. Moreover, study shows that this relation concerns firstly positive emotions. Having positive emotions may lead an individual to limited communication.

Keywords: emotions balance, positive emotions, negative emotions, emotional well-being, sociability

Column: Crosscultural and Ethnopsychological Researches

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