The emotional resonance of negativity: two experiments on valence framing in L1 and L2

Naomi Kamoen, Bregje Holleman & Marijn Struiksma
In decision-making people react differently to positive wordings than to negatives, which may be caused by negativity bias: a difference in emotional force of these wordings. The Emotional Resonance Hypothesis (e.g., Costa et al. 2014a; Keysar et al., 2012) predicts that framing effects are larger in a native language than in a foreign one-because emotions are more strongly connected to one’s mother tongue. This is called the Foreign Language effect. In two experimental studies we...
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