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Marcello Mortillaro
Applied Affective Sciences
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The research focus « Applied Affective Sciences » brings together NCCR researchers whose studies address practical real-world needs or aim at developing innovative products.


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Prof. Marianne Schmid Mast
Gender
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The Gender Focus reunites emotion researchers that have an interest in gender, including but not limited to differences between men and women in emotional expression, experience, and physiology.


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Cristina Soriano
Language and culture
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The goal of the focus is to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in the study of language and culture in the experience and linguistic expression of emotion.


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Guillaume Chanel
Affective computing
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The “affective computing” focus has the objective to promote the use of computers and computerized models of emotions in the study of affect.


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Florian Cova
Moral Emotions
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Aristotle considered that a good moral education consists in learning to feel the “right emotion to the right degree at the right time”. Following in his footsteps, many philosophers and psychologist have emphasized the intimate links between moral evalua


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Prof. Daphné Bavelier
Emotion, Videogames & Virtual Reality
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Immersive environments, from videogames to 3D, offer a unique environment to study emotions, motivation and learning and manipulate online the environment in which individuals evolve.


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Sylvain Delplanque
Emodor
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The idea that olfaction and emotion are closely linked has long been a pervasive belief in people’s minds. But how much of this belief is fact, and how much just folk wisdom?


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Prof. Edouard Gentaz
Emotional Development
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The research ‘Focus’ aims at studying the emotional development from birth to adolescence.


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Olga Klimecki
Emotions and Conflict
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Human interactions often entail conflict - be it on the interpersonal level or on the level of groups formed by cultures or companies. Although conflicts are usually accompanied by strong emotions, the role of emotions in conflict resolution is so far poo


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Olga Klimecki
Healthy Ageing
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New €7m EC-funded project is investigating the determinants of mental health & well-being in the ageing population of Europe The University of Geneva is a partner in this project.


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Donald Glowinski
Music & Science
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Engaging in music has been part of human culture for centuries. The reason is most likely due to music’s potential to evoke strong emotions in both musicians and listeners. What influences our perception of music? What affects the musician’s gesture and o