Emodiversity and the Emotional Ecosystem

Jordi Quiodbach, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
June Gruber, Yale University, USA
Michael Norton, Harvard Business School, USA
Two cross-sectional studies demonstrate that emodiversity (the variety and relative abundance of emotions humans experience) is an independent predictor of mental and physical health, over and above mean level of emotion. Emodiversity is a practically important and previously unidentified metric for assessing the health of the human emotional ecosystem.
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Jordi Quiodbach, June Gruber, and Michael Norton (2014) ,"Emodiversity and the Emotional Ecosystem", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte and Stacy Wood, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 53-58.