Self-Talk: How You Do It Matters


11:00 am-12:00 pm    Add
159 Mulford Hall

How does shifting from first- to third-person pronouns when referring to the self during introspection impact our thoughts, emotions and behavior under stressful situations? This talk will present findings from a series of studies exploring this question, which show that engaging in third-person self-talk leads to more adaptive responses to negative experiences than engaging in first-person self-talk.
Ozlem Ayduk, Professor

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