- PhD Defense Mandy Tjew A Sin on October 6September 23, 2020On Tuesday October 6, 15:45 am, Mandy Tjew A Sin will defend her dissertation titled, CONTACT COMFORT: PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ACTUAL AND SIMULATED AFFECTIONATE TOUCH. The entire defense will be online and afterwards, there will be the opportunity to congratulate Mandy. You can … Continue reading →
- PhD Defense by Tobias Maldei on September 24September 23, 2020On Thursday September 24, 9:45 am, Tobias Maldei will defend his dissertation titled, Meaningful Themes: The Role of Thematic Processing in the Intuitive Detection of Semantic Coherence. The entire defense will be online. You can watch the defense via the YouTube channel of the VU … Continue reading →
- The AER Lab welcomes Nigel Janssens and Chris RyanJanuary 30, 2020This month, Nigel Janssens and Chris Ryan started their work as PhD students on the NWO-funded project “The Rhythm of Relating”. Nigel will be examining brain-to-brain synchrony and Chris movement synchrony, bith in the context of emotional sharing. We are … Continue reading →
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Our lab member, Lotte Veenstra will be defending her Phd thesis on October 6, 2017, 11.45 am, at Aula, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Thesis Title: Taming Tempers: A situated motivational approach to anger management. Supervisors: Prof. Sander L. Koole, co-promotor: … Continue reading
Dr. Karin Tanja-Dijkstra is awarded a grant from NWO for a replication project. She will replicate the influential research of Ulrich, Simons, Losito, Fiorito, Miles and Zelson (1991) into the stress-reducing effects of staying in a natural environment for people, … Continue reading
Prof. Sander Koole had his Inaugural address on May 12, 2017 at VU Amsterdam. Information on the lecture can be found below, Botox voor de ziel: Het belang van belichaamde emotieregulatie voor welzijn en gezondheid Onderdeel Faculteit der Gedrags- en Bewegingswetenschappen … Continue reading
People with high levels of alexithymia display notable difficulties in identifying and describing their emotional feelings (read more). The scientific study of alexithymia is nowadays a booming enterprise across multiple disciplines, including psychology, neuroscience, psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine. AER lab … Continue reading
Jolanda Maas has been promoted to Assistant Professor (tenured). She is working at the Amsterdam Emotion Regulation lab since September 2015, and her research is on the emotion-regulatory benefits of nature.
Sander Koole and Klaus Rothermund will become the new Chief Editors of Cognition and Emotion (C&E), as of January 2017. C&E is devoted to the study of emotion, especially to those aspects of emotion related to cognitive processes. The journal … Continue reading
Synchrony in Psychotherapy: A Review and an Integrative Framework for the Therapeutic Alliance Koole, S. L., & Tschacher, W. (2016). Synchrony in psychotherapy: A review and an integrative framework for understanding the therapeutic aliance. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 862. (Full text) During … Continue reading
Lotte Veenstra‘s research on anger management featured on Dutch national television: ‘Dus ik ben… boos’ at NPO2 with philosopher Stine Jensen. Watch it here
In Spring 2016, Amsterdam Emotion Regulation Lab will be hosting two Visiting Researchers. Yuhei Urano is a Phd student at the University of Tokyo (Japan). He will be visiting us from April to June. Prof. Dr. Veronika Brandstätter from University of … Continue reading
Monischa Chatterjee’s dissertation won an Award for Excellent Dissertations at the University of Trier. We would like to congratulate her! You can find more information here.