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Prof. James R. Averill

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Amherst Psychologist

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University of Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts 02110
United States

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Employment History

  • Psychologist


  • PhD
    University of Massachusetts
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When anger's a plus, 3 Mar 2003 [cached]
"When you look at everyday episodes of anger as opposed to more dramatic ones, the results are usually positive," says James Averill, PhD, a University of Massachusetts Amherst psychologist whose studies of everyday anger in the 1980s found that angry episodes helped strengthen relationships about half the time, according to a community sample.
"If the anger is justified and the response is appropriate, usually the misunderstanding is corrected," notes Averill.
A generation ago, psychologist ... [cached]
A generation ago, psychologist James R. Averill analyzed 558 emotion words with affective meaning (every one that he could find in the English language). He found that 62 percent of them had a negative connotation, versus 38 percent that positive. He concluded that " everyday discourse as well as in psychological disquisitions, there appears to be a relative neglect of positive emotions.
"If the anger is justified and ..., 16 Mar 2010 [cached]
"If the anger is justified and the response is appropriate, usually the misunderstanding is corrected," notes James Averill a University of Massachusetts Amherst psychologist , "The question is not, 'Should I express anger or should I suppress it?' It is, 'What can we do to solve the problem?'" he explains.
Social Psychology Arena - Books, 3 Dec 2004 [cached]
A major accomplishment |o James R. Averill, University of Massachusetts, Amherst At first glance, emotions are simple, biological events inside a person.
-- James R. Averill, ..., 24 Nov 2004 [cached]
-- James R. Averill, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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