David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
��This experiment found that the speed of thought affects mood. Thought speed was manipulated via participants’ paced reading of statements designed to induce either an elated or a depressed mood. Participants not only experienced more positive mood in response to elation than in response to depression statements, but also experienced an independent increase in positive mood when they had been thinking fast rather than slow—for both elation and depression statements. This effect of thought speed extended beyond mood to other experiences often associated with mania (i.e., feelings of power, feelings of creativity, a heightened sense of energy, and inﬂated self-esteem or grandiosity).
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Fataneh Zarinpoush, Martin Cooper & Stephanie Moylan (2000). The Effects of Happiness and Sadness on Moral Reasoning. Journal of Moral Education 29 (4):397-412.
Dylan Evans, From Moods to Modules: Preliminary Remarks for an Evolutionary Theory of Mood Phenomena.
Mary B. Curtis (2006). Are Audit-Related Ethical Decisions Dependent Upon Mood? Journal of Business Ethics 68 (2):191 - 209.
L. Sundararajan (2000). Background-Mood in Emotional Creativity: A Microanalysis. Consciousness and Emotion 1 (2):227-243.
Maria Luìsa Figueira & Luìs Madeira (2011). Time and Space in Manic Episodes. Dialogues in Philosophy, Mental and Neuro Sciences 4 (2):22-26.
Mark J. Sedler (1994). Foundations of the New Nosology. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 19 (3):219-238.
Elisabeth Villalta (2008). Mood and Gradability: An Investigation of the Subjunctive Mood in Spanish. Linguistics and Philosophy 31 (4):467-522.
Valérie De Prycker (2007). Critical Remarks on Shortcuts to Happiness: The Relevance of Effort and Pain. Philosophica 79.
Deirdre Wilson & Dan Sperber (1988). Mood and the Analysis of Non-Declarative Sentences. In J. Dancy, J. M. E. Moravcsik & C. C. W. Taylor (eds.), Human Agency: Language, Duty, and Value. Stanford University Press. 77--101.
William B. Starr (2014). Force, Mood and Truth. Protosociology 31:160-181.
Matthew Haigh & Andrew J. Stewart (2011). The Influence of Clause Order, Congruency, and Probability on the Processing of Conditionals. Thinking and Reasoning 17 (4):402 - 423.
S. G. Kilpatrick, K. I. Manktelow & D. E. Over (2007). Power of Source as a Factor in Deontic Inference. Thinking and Reasoning 13 (3):295 – 317.
Gilles Dutilh, Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, Ingmar Visser & Han L. J. van der Maas (2011). A Phase Transition Model for the Speed-Accuracy Trade-Off in Response Time Experiments. Cognitive Science 35 (2):211-250.
Eric R. A. N. Smith (1996). What is Public Opinion? Critical Review 10 (1):95-105.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads1 ( #459,326 of 1,101,879 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?