In a paper to be published in Affective Science, Sandra Penic first authors a paper showing that the empathy we perceive in others in our community can predicts support for conflict transforming transitional justice over and above personal empathy. The… Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Noémie Treichel (ChEERS Lab, UniFR) for having her first paper accepted! The paper, which concerns sense of humor in autism spectrum disorder and Williams syndrome, will be published soon in Humor: The International Journal of Humor Research. What… Continue Reading →
The first concrete output of part of a global collaboration on traumatic stress. This pre-print is led by Prof. Monique Pfaltz (mid Sweden University) and summarizes evidence for the detrimental effects of child matreatment on social functioning and presents key… Continue Reading →
In a proof of concept paper published in Frontiers of Psychology and led by Alexandra Zaharia of the chEERS Lab, we tested the practical potential and report the preliminary effects of a brief novel psycho-educational training program on positive emotion… Continue Reading →
In a paper led by Vassilis Sideropoulos and Jo Van Herwegen we examine anxiety and worries during the first UK national lockdown of COVID-19 in individuals with Special Education Needs and Disabilities. Published in Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
Our paper on “The rise of affectivism” is now available online at Nature Human Behaviour. The paper documents the pervasive and increasing impact of research on emotion and other related affective processes suggesting a new approach in academia. It asks… Continue Reading →
Led by Tim Wharton (Brighton), we have just had an interdisciplinary paper (two linguists, a philosopher and two psychologists) accepted on highlighting the links between the thin notion of relevance in the affective sciences and the carefully defined concept of… Continue Reading →
A new paper is to be published in Psychological Review on how affective social learning can bridge the two stories we tell each other about social learning – one cognitive story concerning human infants, and one behavioural story concerning non-human… Continue Reading →