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Mixed Emoti-Con. An interdisciplinary conference on mixed emotions: theory, methods, and applications

On October 23-24, 2015, the University of Michigan Bio Social Methods Collaborative, with the University of Michigan Institute of Social Research and the National Institute on Aging, held a meeting on the current state of mixed emotions research. Organizers sought to engage conference participants in discussions of open research questions, methodological concerns, and health and policy implications of mixed emotions research. The conference focused on theoretical and methodological issues as well as findings from research studies in a variety of contexts and over the life span. Topics included defining mixed emotions phenomena, simultaneous versus sequential experience of mixed emotions, the value of mixed emotions, and outstanding methodological challenges. A meeting summary (PDF, 478K) is available.