The Researchers' Affects

An interdisciplinary team of anthropologists, primatologists, and literary scholars examines the affects of researchers in the field.

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Socialization of Emotion

Which emotions children learn to express and regulate is highly dependent on the culture they grow up in. The social anthropologist Birgitt Röttger-Rössler and her team look into the various factors involved in this process.

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Emotions in the Laboratory

The Dahlem Institute for Neuroimaging of Emotion is one of Germany's most modern neuro-cognitive laboratories.

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Primate Communication

Primatologist Katja Liebal and her team research the way our closest relatives communicate and express emotions.

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Music and Emotion

The emotional impact of works of art is one focus of the center's theoretical and empirical research, e.g. in music psychologist Stefan Koelsch's project.