Entries by Jude Ross

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…

Issue 1 – Science Feature

By Dr. Katie Hoemann, KU Leuven An inside look at interoception: How does it matter for our emotions during stress? “How do you feel right now?” Many of us might answer this question by focusing on what’s going on in our minds – our thoughts, expectations, or hopes. However, what’s going on in our bodies…

Issue 1 – 4 and a Half Questions

…With Your SAS President Meet Professor Elaine Fox, the 2021 SAS President. Elaine answers questions about research, the future of affective science, and what does the SAS President do, anyway? Professor Maya Tamir will be SAS President in 2022 – stay tuned for 4 and a Half Questions with her!

Society for Affective Science Announcement: Two New Awards for 2022

The SAS Executive Committee would like to announce the establishment of two additional awards from the Society.  These include: Integrative Affective Science Award.  This honor recognizes individuals or teams at any career stage for innovative advances in affective science that build on interdisciplinary collaborations or the scientific fusion of perspectives and methods across disciplines or…

Request for Proposals: Connecting Emotional Well-being Interventions to Health Outcomes

Two research networks funded by the National Institutes of Health are requesting proposals for projects that utilize large scale cohort studies to examine psychological predictors and correlates of health and aging. The Network for Emotional Well-being: Science, Practice, and Measurement, a collaborative project between UCSF, UC Berkeley, and Harvard, in partnership with the NIA-funded Stress…

Call for meta-analysis data: The Undoing Effect of Positive Emotions

We looking for unpublished data/manuscripts regarding the undoing effect of positive emotions for the purpose of a meta-analysis. We are a team of researchers from Adam Mickiewicz University, Stanford University, and University of Amsterdam Specifically, we are looking for studies with the following characteristics: Experimental studies that induced positive emotions vs a neutral control following…