Emotion Day

What is an emotion and how can it be measured? How does emotional understanding develop in children and what connection is there between hedonistic feelings and the brain? What is our emotional responses to music and why does culture hold a vital role in the study of emotion?




​How does our brain give rise to hedonic feelings?

Associate Professor Siri Leknes



Recent data on children's emotion understanding

Professor Francisco Pons


Intense emotional responses to music (aka Music Chills)

Professor Bruno Laeng



Lunch with catering​



Why we need to study diverse cultures to understand the psychology of an emotion

Guest Professor Alan Fiske



What we mean by emotion and how we measure it

Professor Jon Monsen



What next? Brief discussion of wishes, plans and options

15:00 The end


Come to Forsamlingssalen, to find out! The conference is free-for-all. Food and drinks will be served for lunch, coffee and tea all day.


Published Oct. 24, 2016 4:08 PM - Last modified Oct. 26, 2016 9:44 AM