Welcoming Razia Sahi, Postdoc!
Sept. 13, 2023

We are so excited to welcome Dr. Razia Sahi to the LEmo Lab as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Razia brings expertise in interpersonal emotion regulation and outstanding advising skills. Welcome!

Welcoming Iván Carbajal, Microsabbatical Guest
Sept. 1, 2023

We are so excited to welcome Dr. Iván Carbajal, Assistant Professor at Oregon State University for a microsabbatical in the lab. We can't wait to learn more about his research on Latine psychophysiology!

Editor's Choice Paper
Aug. 31, 2023

A recent lab paper has been selected as the Editor's Choice Paper for the journal Emotion. The paper analyzed language used by children and their mothers while they were trying to complete difficult puzzles. Interestingly, aspects of affective language (e.g., use of…

Erik Nook Wins NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the BBRF
Aug. 31, 2023

Lab Director Dr. Erik Nook has been awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. This award will provide support over the next two years for studies investigating how naming our emotions affects our ability to regulate emotions. 

End of the Summer Recap
Aug. 4, 2023

Summer has flown by at the LEmo Lab! Here's just some of the amazing things our lab has been up to: NSF-REU intern, Abbygail Michel from Sacred Heart University spent the summer programming a new task exploring emotion essentialism in development. In addition, Claire Whiting received a grant from Princeton's TigerWell to explore how…

Celebrating the End of our First Year
May 8, 2023

And that's a wrap for our first year! We are so proud and grateful for this incredible bunch. Shout out to Team 1 for winning our first annual lab tournament of the game, "fishbowl." Onward! 

Science Outreach: Spring into Science!
April 24, 2023

The LEmo Lab had a great time chatting with families at Princeton's Spring into Science, the lab's first ever outreach event! Youth and parents raced to generate emotion words in our emotion fluency task, and then…

LEmo Lab Presents at SAS
April 24, 2023

Congratulations to Henna, Claire, Dan, Razia, Chantal, and Erik for presenting their research at the Society for Affective Science! 

New Paper: Documenting the Spread of Affective Language
Jan. 10, 2023

A new study published in Emotion by Professor Nook and colleagues at Yale University shows that affective language "spreads" between children and their parents. Children with anxiety disorders and their parents tried to solve challenging puzzles…

Lab Social Hour: Pumpkin Carving
Oct. 29, 2022

LEmo Lab members spent a lovely afternoon carving some pumpkins. Claire Whiting even carved the LEmo logo!