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APS Convention!

The symposium ” Minding the Body: The New Science of Interoceptive Awareness” is held on 24th of May, 2015 at the Association for Psychological Science (APS) Convention in New York. The symposium chairs were Caroline Schlinkert and Sander Koole, and … Continue reading

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Paper Published!

  A theory of social thermoregulation in human IJzerman, H., Coan, J. A., Wagemans, F. A. M., Missler, M. A., Van Beest, I., Lindenberg, S. M., & Tops, M. (2015). A theory of social thermoregulation in human primates. Frontiers in Psychology. (Full text)   … Continue reading

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Paper Published!

IJzerman, H., Regenberg, N. F. E., Saddlemyer, J., & Koole, S. L. (2015). Perceptual effects of linguistic category priming: The Stapel and Semin (2007) paradigm revisited in twelve experiments. Acta Psychologica. (Link) (Replication package).     Abstract Linguistic category priming is a novel paradigm … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker!

Olivier Luminet from Universite Catholique de Louvain will be visiting our lab on May 7, 2015. His work is on personality, health and emotion. He has expertise over moderating effects of alexithymia, optimism, and emotional intelligence on emotional perception, categorization and … Continue reading

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Paper Published!

Topolinski, S., Zürn, M., & Schneider, I. K. (2015). What’s In and What’s Out in Branding? A Novel Articulation Effect for Brand Names. Name: Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 585. (Full text)   Abstract The present approach exploits the biomechanical connection between articulation … Continue reading

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New Lab Member!

As of April 15, Dr. Karin Tanja-Dijkstra will be joining our lab as an Assistant Professor. Karin Tanja-Dijkstra(PhD 2008, University of Twente) was a research fellow at Plymouth University from 2011 to 2014. Karin’s research combines insights from cognitive, social, … Continue reading

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Visiting Scholar!

As of April 1st, Carina Remmers will visit Amsterdam Emotion Regulation lab. Carina Remmers completed her PhD in December 2014 (summa cum laude) at the University of Hildesheim. Her dissertation was concerned with the effects of depression and mindfulness on intuition. … Continue reading

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Visiting Scholar!

As of April 7, Tobias Maldei will visit our lab for a period of two weeks. Tobias is currently doing a joint PhD project between the University of Trier, where he is supervised by Prof. Dr. Nicola Baumann, and the VU University Amsterdam, … Continue reading

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NIAS-Lorentz Grant!

Hans IJzerman will reside at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) in Wassenaar in the coming months. He will coordinate an interdisciplinary and international theme group on social support. Theme group members include Jim Coan, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Spike Lee and Harry Reis. … Continue reading

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Paper Published!

Weighty data: importance information influences estimated weight of digital information storage devices Previous work suggests that perceived importance of an object influences estimates of its weight. Specifically, important books were estimated to be heavier than non-important books. However, the experimental … Continue reading

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