- 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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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.
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Proof of Concept grant to Sander Koole for developing an anger management game for hand-held devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets). This new start-up will explore the market and examine the effects scientifically. The … Continue reading