Emotions and Affective Polarization: How Enthusiasm and Anxiety About Presidential Candidates Affect Interparty Attitudes

Bryan McLaughlin, Derrick Holland, Bailey A. Thompson, Abby Koenig

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-316
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Politics Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2020

ASJC Scopus Subject Areas

  • Sociology and Political Science


  • affective polarization
  • emotions
  • enthusiasm
  • partisanship
  • presidential candidates
  • social identity theory

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