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To sum up, the informational value of mood lies not so much in the moods themselves as in the interaction between mood and context. Moodsprovide input for evaluative, decisional and inference-making processes, and these processes determine the effects that one's moodwill have on one's evaluations, motivations, and behaviors. This course of reasoning, known as the context- dependent effect of mood , implies that the influence of mood on one's evaluations, motivations, and behaviors depends on theinteraction of mood and the situational conditions.

In accordance with the context-dependent effect of mood , one's mood is not synonymous with one's evaluation. Whether a positive or negative mood leads to a favorableor unfavorable evaluation depends on the meaning of one's mood in that context. The question about the meaning of one's mood in differentcontexts is therefore a crucial one. In order to answer it, the mood as input model relies on the role-fulfillment process (Martin, 2001),also known as the "What would I feel if...?" process. This process can be characterized broadly as follows: when people make evaluations,they act as if they were asking themselves the question "What would I feel if...?: (For example, "what would I feel if the horror movie Ijust saw was a good horror movie?"). An evaluation is rendered subjectively when the person compares his/her current moods with theexpected feelings. Favorable evaluations arise to the extent to which the person's moods (positive or negative) are congruent with whatwould be expected if the target had fulfilled a positive role (i.e., if this was a good thing I would feel good, I feel good, so I thinkthis positive thing about it). Unfavorable evaluations, in contrast, arise to the extent to which the person's moods are incongruent withwhat would be expected if the target had fulfilled a negative role (i.e., if this party was bad, it would make me feel bad, however Ifeel good).

When people make evaluations, they are thinking more about what is going on then when they don't make evaluations. That is why negativemood enhances attention to detail - because it puts you in the state where you are questioning why the event or environment you are in ismaking you feel bad. Asking how you might feel if something is felt a certain way is a good way of analyzing the situation. If you thinkabout it, asking how something makes you feel is important - people probably constantly evaluate the events they experience for value orwhat they got from them. Your mood is going to help you to evaluate those things because those events caused you to have that mood. Themood provides the information of what that event or stimulus does to you - how it makes you feel. If people didn't evaluate how an event orstimulus makes them feel, then they wouldn't really be analyzing that input any further than they normally would.

You basically can be put into a state where you are thinking about what the event or stimulus you are evaluating is like. This state iswhen you are questioning what the feelings the event made in you are like or what you think about the event. It is interesting that someonecan simply not think about those things if they wanted. On the other hand, it seems natural for people who experience negative emotions tothink more deeply about the source of those emotions. I guess the trouble that the negative emotions causes them forces one to thinkmore deeply.

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where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
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Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
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da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
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What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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