affect control theory

Conference--Modeling Social Interactions: New Directions in Affect Control Theory

June 22-24, 2017 • Dartmouth College • Hanover, New Hampshire

Affect control theory (ACT) examines how sentiment norms – our culturally shared meanings for particular types of actors, behaviors, emotions, and social settings – organize social life and direct us toward a mutual interpretive framework for interaction.  To find out more about this conference content and schedule, read here.