Emotion Regulation of Others and Self

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Dr Karen Niven (now at Manchester Business School)

Work Psychology, Sheffield University


Email Address
karen.niven@mbs.ac.uk
Project Role

Project Co-ordinator for EROS until Feb 2012
Research Associate for the Work Psychology Group, University of Sheffield
Co-supervising PhD on computer simulation of emotion regulation in dyad/networks

Research Interests

Emotion regulation of others and self
Violence and aggression
Social network analysis
Diary studies

Example Publications

Niven, K., Sprigg, C. A., & Armitage, C.J. (in press). Does emotion regulation protect employees from the negative effects of workplace aggression? European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.

Niven, K., Totterdell, P., Holman, D., & Headley, T. (in press). Does regulating others’ feelings influence people’s own affective well-being? Journal of Social Psychology.

Niven, K. (in press). Affect. In M. D. Gellman, & J. R. Turner (Eds.), The encyclopedia of behavioral medicine. Springer.

Niven, K., & Miles, E. (in press). Affect arousal. In M. D. Gellman, & J. R. Turner (Eds.), The encyclopedia of behavioral medicine. Springer.

Niven, K., Totterdell, P., Stride, C., & Holman, D. (2011). Emotion Regulation of Others and Self (EROS): The development and validation of a new individual difference measure. Current Psychology, 30, 53-73.

Totterdell, P., Niven, K., & Holman, D. (2010). Our emotional neighbourhoods: How social networks can regulate what we feel. The Psychologist, 23, 474-477.

Niven, K., Holman, D., & Totterdell, P. (2010). Emotional influence and empathy in prison-based therapeutic communities. In R. Shuker & E. Sullivan (Eds.), Grendon and the emergence of forensic therapeutic communities: Developments in research and practice. Wiley-Blackwell.

Niven, K., Totterdell, P., & Holman, D. (2009). A classification of controlled interpersonal affect regulation strategies. Emotion, 9, 498-509.

Niven, K., Totterdell, P., & Holman, D. (2009). Affect regulation and well-being in the workplace: An interpersonal perspective. In A. Antoniou, C. Cooper, G. Chrousos, C. Spielberger, & M. Eysenck (Eds.), Handbook of managerial behavior and occupational health. Edward Elgar.

Niven, K., Totterdell, P., & Holman, D. (2007). Changing moods and influencing people: The use and effects of emotional influence behaviours at HMP Grendon. Prison Service Journal, 173, 39-45.

Main Projects I'm Involved In
Development and Variability
Personal Consequences
Interpersonal Consequences

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