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The fading affect bias indicates that people lose the intensity of events that inspired negative emotion faster than events that inspire positive emotion. True, events that are life and death still hold he power to hurt or enrage, but overall, negative emotions fade. –Esther Inglis-Arkell

Fiction Writing Prompt: Write a scene where a character’s internal monologue demonstrates the fading affect bias.

Journaling Prompt: Write about an angry outburst in your past that you regret now.

Art Prompt: Fading Affect Bias

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Write about the fading affect bias and how it affects our daily life.

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