Entries by Jude Ross

Issue 2 – Science Feature 2

Contributed by Dr. Katie Hoemann   No fair! How children understand and react to violations of fairness norms Science spotlight on 2022 Best Dissertation in Affective Science Award winner Dr. Meltem Yucel   In the spirit of Northern Hemisphere summer, imagine the following scenario: Two children are playing on the beach, building sandcastles. One finds…

Issue 2 – Student Committee Update

SAS Student Committee Update Thank you to all of the amazing students and trainees who contributed to the great success of student events at the 2022 SAS Conference! A particular hit was the first student-led salons organized by the SAS Student Committee (SASSC). One salon, moderated by SASSC Secretary Dasha Yermol, was geared towards undergraduate…

Issue 2 – Student Spotlight

by Livia Sacchi    Livia Sacchi is a third-year PhD student in the Psychophysiology and Emotion Regulation Lab (PERL) at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland). Her research examines the intersection of personality and emotions. She is especially interested in exploring pathways from traits to emotional reactions through appraisal processes, which are cognitive evaluations of environmental contexts. Her…

Issue 2 – Cross-Cultural Diversity Salon Reflection

Tackling Cross-Cultural Diversity in SAS Dr Lameese Eldesouky   I am an Arab-American who moved to Egypt three years ago to be a psychology professor. Throughout my graduate studies and postdoc, I exclusively worked with American samples and had no research experience with other cultures. When I got to Egypt, I intended to continue doing…

Issue 2 – Conference Report

Recap from Stephanie Carpenter and Maria Gendron, 2022 SAS Conference Program Co-chairs Infographic: Magdalena Rychlowska   The SAS 2022 virtual meeting was a great success, featuring 58 regular conference sessions, 2 preconferences, and nearly 700 attendees. A special shout-out to the awardees of the SAS 2022 Awards! Congratulations!   Program highlights included TED-style talks covering…

Issue 2 – Science Feature 1

Contributed by Dr. Katie Hoemann   Learning and reversing: How the brain navigates threat in an ever-changing environment Science spotlight on 2022 Best Dissertation in Affective Science Award winner Dr. Hannah Savage   Once, I spent the better part of a year as a professional pet sitter and dog walker. It started out as the…

President Elect Voting Open!

On behalf of the SAS Executive Committee, we are pleased to announce that we have identified two outstanding candidates to run for the open leadership position of President-Elect of SAS. You may read about each candidate’s past experiences in affective science and SAS here, alongside their visions for our Society’s future. SAS members will be…

Issue 1 – Student Committee Update

SAS Student Committee Update The SAS student committee (“SASSC”) plays an integral role in our society’s functioning. We highlight our student committee’s ongoing contributions to the SAS student body and the broader SAS community as a whole. This edition’s update was written by SASSC Secretary Dasha Yermol, and SASSC Vice-Chair Jordan Wylie. Are you looking…

Issue 1 – Student Spotlight

Angela M. Smith Do you know a student (undergrad or graduate) who should be featured for their contribution to the study of affective science? Submit your nominations to amoriah.smith@mail.utoronto.ca For our inaugural student spotlight, we are excited to feature the contributions and work of Angela Smith, the current Chair of the Society for Affective Science…