Celebrating our Undergraduate Thesis Students
May 13, 2024

And just like that, our first cohort of undergraduates are graduating! We are in awe of their hard work over the past two years, culminating in truly amazing senior theses. We can't wait to see what the future has in store for these soon-to-be alums! 

Spring Into Science!
April 22, 2024

So grateful for Princeton University's annual Spring Into Science event! At our outreach booth, youth raced to name emotion words in our emotion fluency task, generating a community histogram. We also introduced concepts such as valence and arousal using a circumplex model. We love community outreach!

New Paper: Emotion Words and Perception in Swedish-English Bilinguals
April 10, 2024

In a new paper with Marie-France Champoux-Larsson, we examined whether emotion perception might vary when thinking about emotions in our first vs. second languages. We adapted a prior paradigm for testing the associations between emotion words and emotion facial expressions (see Nook et al., 2015) to see whether people with Swedish as their…

Claire Whiting Wins Poster Award at SAS
March 6, 2024

Congratulations to our fabulous graduate student, Claire Whiting, who won a poster award at SAS for her work on expressive writing as an intervention to improve emotion differentiation

Razia Sahi wins poster award at SPSP Emotion Pre-Conference
Feb. 19, 2024

Congratulations to our fabulous postdoctoral scholar, Dr. Razia Sahi, who won a poster award at SPSP's Emotion Pre-Conference for her work on the immediate and enduring impacts of social emotion regulation in friendships. 

LEmo Lab Presents at SPSP
Feb. 14, 2024

Congratulations to Henna, Claire, Dan, and Razia for presenting their research at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology!

Erik Nook named APS Rising Star in 2024
Feb. 5, 2024

As per the APS, the Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding APS Members in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD. This designation recognizes researchers whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.

Erik Nook wins CDLP Award from the Anxiety & Depression Association of America
Feb. 5, 2024

Lab Director Dr. Erik Nook has been awarded a Career Development Leadership Program Award from the Anxiety & Depression Association of America.

Welcoming Sarah Griffiths, Visting Research Fellow
Nov. 14, 2023

We are so excited to welcome Dr. Sarah Griffiths from University College London as a Visiting Research Fellow! Her research examines the relationship between communication skills and mental health. She was recently awarded a grant to examine linguistic complexity in adolescent therapy conversations

Lab Social Hour: Pumpkin Carving
Oct. 27, 2023

Feeling so gourd and grateful for our team!