What is the name of the theory that states:

"if someone is having fun beforehand, the next activity they do will also seem fun regardless of what the activity is."

so like continuing fun... Any similar theories is welcome. I heard about this theory from my lecturer but I can't remember the name of it.

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    $\begingroup$ That is more of a hypothesis than a theory. Might be something relevant to positive emotional bias. $\endgroup$ – Lazaros Mitskopoulos Oct 18 '14 at 22:03

The most related experiment that I can think, is the one that people were willing to drink more water after seeing a happy face, because they evaluated the water as more positive. See full article bellow :

Face Value: Hidden Smiles Influence Consumption And Judgment.


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