Handbook of Affect and Social Cognition

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Affect, Cognition, and Interpersonal Behavior:
The Mediating Role of Processing Strategies
Joseph P. Forgas
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
Affect Congruence in Interpersonal Behavior295
Affect Infusion: A Question of Processing Style?296
Affective Influences on Behavior Interpretation300
Affect and Eyewitness Memory for Observed Interactions302
Affective Influences on Spontaneous Interaction303
Affect Infusion and Interpersonal Strategies: Making a Request304
Affective Influences on Responding to Unexpected Social Situations307
Affective Influences on Planned Strategic Encounters308
Affective Influences on Persuasive Communication311
The Interaction between Affect and Cognitive-processing Strategies312
Summary and Conclusions314

Joseph P. Forgas is of the School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052; email: jp.forgas@unsw.edu.au

Affect infuses every aspect of social life. Feelings, moods, and emotions constitute a critical part of how we perceive and judge ourselves and others,


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