johannbl

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Academic interests

  • Social psychology

  • Social cognition

  • Intergroup relations

  • Emotions

Project

My PhD project will focus on an emotion called kama muta, which is a Sanskrit word meaning “moved by love”. The closest translation of this emotion into English is being moved.  We will investigate underlying intergroup processes in feeling kama muta, and see if kama muta can change people’s perception of out-group members..

Courses taught

Background

  • MPhil Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, UiO, autumn 2015

  • MSc Social Cognition, University College London, autumn 2014

  • BA Psychology, Department of Psychology, UiO, autumn 2013

  • BSc Psychology, Aberdeen University, from 2010 to 2011

  • Research assistant, SIRUS – Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, from 2011 to 2015

Collaboration

”Assessing the Invisible Hand of the Teacher”, collaboration with psychology students in Europe through the Junior Research Programme, affiliated with Cambridge University. 

Tags: Social Psychology
Published Nov. 24, 2015 8:30 AM - Last modified Oct. 26, 2016 1:32 PM