Emotion and Emotion Regulation in Daily Life

In this line of research I am interested in how people manage their emotions in their everyday life.  I am curious how different kinds of daily situations such as one's location or activities , affect why, how and how successfully people regulate their emotions.

To investigate these questions I use

Relevant Publications

Springstein, T., Thompson, R.J., & English, T. (in press).  Examining situational differences in momentary emotion differentiation and clarity in everyday life. Emotion

Springstein, T., & English, T. (in press). Studying emotion regulation success in daily life –  Distinctions from maladaptive regulation and dysregulation. Personality and Social Psychology Review

Springstein, T., Hamerling-Potts, K. K., Landa, I., & English, T. (in press). Adult attachment and interpersonal emotion regulation motives in daily life. Emotion. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0001169 

Springstein, T., Jackson, J. J., & English, T. (2022, May 16). A right time for everything? Emotion regulation flexibility and well-being. Preprint https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/zfdqx 

Springstein, T & English, T. (2021). Adapting to situations: Emotion regulation flexibility across adulthood. (Top ranked abstracts from the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Society for Affective Science). Affective Science.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s42761-021-00068-4