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Festschrift Julius Kuhl

In honor of the work of Prof. Dr. Julius Kuhl (left), the Festschrift ‘Why people do the things they do’ was handed to him at the Motivation Psychology Colloquium at Trier, October 8th 2017, by the editors, Nicola Baumann, Sander … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Herbstsymposium

Sander Koole giving a keynote lecture about Embodied Emotion Regulation at the Heidelberg Herbstsymposium at the 5th of October 2017.

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Phd Defence – Veenstra

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

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NWO Grant for Replication Studies

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

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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

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NIAS-Lorentz Alexithymia Workshop!

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

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Promotion for Jolanda Maas to Asst. Prof.

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.

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Chief Editor for C&E

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

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Paper published

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

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Media Appearance

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

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