Special Invited Symposium: Positive Emotion

Showcasing the latest research in a topic of special interest invited by the SAS Program Committee. 

Clicking on each speaker’s name will take you to their personal websites.

<a href="https://emotionbehavior.com/" target="_blank">Adrienne Wood</a>

Adrienne Wood

University of Virginia, USA (Co-organizer)

Stability and variability in laughter, nonverbal synchrony, and feelings of connection across conversation partners

<a href="http://www.easi-lab.nl/" target="_blank">Gerben van Kleef</a>

Gerben van Kleef

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Coaches’ positive emotional expressions spread in sports teams and facilitate team performance

<a href="https://sarahpressman.wixsite.com/ucisteplab" target="_blank">Sarah Pressman</a>

Sarah Pressman

University of California, Irvine, USA

Understanding how and why positive facial expressions improve responses to stress

<a href="https://osher.ucsf.edu/research/research-team/helen-weng/" target="_blank">Helen Weng</a>

Helen Weng

University of California, San Francisco, USA

Optimizing measurement of mindfulness meditation using individualized brain patterns

<a href="https://www.psy.unsw.edu.au/contacts-people/academic-staff/dr-lisa-a-williams/" target="_blank">Lisa Williams</a>

Lisa Williams

University of New South Wales - Sydney, Australia (Co-organizer)
<a href="https://elisekalokerinos.com/" target="_blank">Elise Kalokerinos</a>

Elise Kalokerinos

University of Melbourne, Australia (Co-organizer)

Date: Friday, April 16th, 2021

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am PDT (4:00pm – 5:30pm UTC)

Friday, April 16th, 2021

9:00-9:05am PDT Opening remarks

9:05-9:25am PDT Adrienne Wood

9:25-9-45am PDT Gerben van Kleef

9:45-10:05am PDT Helen Weng

10:05-10:25am PDT Sarah Pressman

10:25-10:30am PDT Closing remarks

*All pre-recorded talks will be available for 24h on demand viewing in the Video Lounge