Emotion Induction Protocol Study

Study Information
Purpose of Study
The purpose of this study is to determine if two different emotion induction protocols affect your emotions differently.
Associated Lab
Cardiovascular Stress Response Laboratory
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (room 400) - 28 Division St.
Ellen McGarity-Shipley, PhD Candidate.
Benefits of Participating
Participation will help researchers understand how recalled life experiences affect emotions and the body.
Participants will receive a $10 Amazon gift card!

  1. Between ages of 18 and 30
  2. Able to read and write at a grade 5 level

  1. Must not be regularly smoking cigarettes (must have quit 6 months ago or more if used to regularly smoke)
  2. Are not regularly taking medications that have cardiovascular effects
  3. Have not been diagnosed with a cardiovascular or metabolic disease such as coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, or diabetes
  4. Must not be diagnosed with depression
  5. Must not be an endurance athlete who has trained for an endurance event within the past 3 months
  6. Must not be currently participating in more than 3 hours/week of structured endurance-type physical activity (exercise classes/team practices)

What You'll Be Asked to Do:
The participant will be asked to fill out two emotion questionnaires before and after an emotion induction protocol. This protocol will elicit emotion (may be positive or negative) by asking you to think and write about experiences in your life.

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