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The Relationship Between Uncertainty and Affect

This article discusses uncertainty as a fundamental aspect of human life and how uncertainty is linked to both positive and negative affect. The authors identify and discuss various theories from multiple disciplines that offer some insight into the relationship between uncertainty and affect. The overarching aim of this article is to synthesize common themes and ideas raised by these theories, and to identify potential mechanisms that might link uncertainty and affect. To read the full article, follow the link.

Anderson, E. C., Carleton, R. N., Diefenbach, M., & Han, P. K. (2019). The relationship between uncertainty and affect. Frontiers in psychology, 10, 2504.