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M.Phil. Janis Zickfeld

(Visiting Researcher: 01.07.2018 - 01.08.2019)

University Address

Universität Mannheim

(tel) +49 621 / 181 28 17


(fax) +49 621 / 181 28 03

A5, 6 section A

Room: 316


68159 Mannheim


Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Social emotions

Interpersonal relations

Cross-cultural comparison

Publications (downloadable for personal use only)

Zickfeld, J. H., & Schubert, T. W. (Forthcoming). How to identify and how to conduct research that is informative and reproducible. In J. Valsiner (Ed.) Social Philosophy of Science for the Social Sciences. New York: NY: Springer.

IJzerman, H., Lindenberg, S., Dalgar, I., Weissgerber, S. C., Vergara, R. C., Cairo, A., ...., & Zickfeld, J. H. (2018). The Human Penguin Project: Climate, Social Integration, and Core Body Temperature. Collabra. https://psyarxiv.com/6b7ne/ [pdf]

Zickfeld, J. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., & Fiske, A. P. (2018). Moving Through the Literature: What is the Emotion often Denoted Being Moved? Emotion Review. [pdf]

Moshontz, H., Campbell, L., Ebersole, C. R., IJzerman, H., Urry, H. L., Forscher, P. S., …, Zickfeld, J. H., … & Chartier, C. R. (in press). The Psychological Science Accelerator: Advancing Psychology through a Distributed Collaborative Network. Forthcoming at Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/785qu. [pdf]

Zickfeld, J. H., van de Ven, N., Schubert, T. W., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2018). Are Tearful Individuals Perceived As Less Competent? Probably Not. Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/23743603.2018.1514254. [pdf]

Zickfeld, J. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., Blomster, J. K., Arriaga, P., Basabe, N., …, & Fiske, A. P. (2018). Kama Muta: Conceptualizing and Measuring the Experience often Labelled Being Moved Across 19 Nations and 15 Languages. Emotion. doi: 10.1037/emo0000450. Available at https://psyarxiv.com/sr7e9/. [pdf]

Zickfeld, J. H. (2018). The nature of music-induced sadness and the role of kama muta: Comment on "An integrative review of the enjoyment of sadness associated with music" by Eerola et al. Physics of Life Reviews. doi: 10.1016/j.plrev.2018.03.005

Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., Zickfeld, J. H., & Fiske, A. P. (2018). Touching the Base: Heart-warming ads from the 2016 U.S. election moved viewers to partisan tears. Cognition and Emotion. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2018.1441128 [pdf]

Zickfeld, J. H., & Schubert, T. W. (2018). Warm and touching tears: Tearful individuals are perceived as warmer because we assume they feel moved and touched. Cognition and Emotion. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2018.1430556 [pdf]

Zickfeld, J. H., Kunst, J. R., & Hohle, S. M. (2018). Too sweet to eat: Exploring the effects of cuteness on meat consumption. Appetite, 120, 181-195. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2017.08.038 [pdf]

Seibt, B., Schubert, T. W., Zickfeld, J. H., Zhu, L., Arriaga, P., Simão, C., Nussinson, R., & Fiske, A. P. (2017). Kama Muta: Similar Emotional Responses to Touching Videos Across the United States, Norway, China, Israel, and Portugal. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. doi: 10.1177/0022022117746240

Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., Zickfeld, J. H., Blomster, J. K., & Fiske, A. P. (2017). Being moved is a positive emotion, and emotions should not be equated with their vernacular labels. Commentary in Behavioral Brain Sciences.

Zickfeld, J. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., & Fiske, A. P. (2017). Empathic concern is part of a more general communal emotion. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00723. [pdf]

Seibt, B., Schubert, T. W., Zickfeld, J. H., & Fiske, A. P. (2017). Interpersonal closeness and morality predict feelings of being moved. Emotion, 17(3), 389-394. doi:10.1037/emo0000271 [pdf]

IJzerman, H., Čolić, M. V., Hennecke, M., Hong, Y., Hu, C.-P., Joy-Gaba, J., Lazarević, D., Lazarević, L., Parzuchowski, M., Ratner, K. G., Schubert, T., Schütz, A., Stojilović, D., Weissgerber, S. C., Zickfeld, J., & Lindenberg, S. (2017). Does distance from the equator predict self-control? Lessons from the Human Penguin Project. Commentary in Behavioral and Brain Sciences. [pdf]

Zickfeld, J. H., & Schubert, T. W. (2016). Revisiting and Extending a Response Latency Measure of Inclusion of Other in the Self. Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology. 1(1-3), 106-129.doi: 10.1080/23743603.2017.1298356 [pdf]

Schubert, T. W., Zickfeld, J. H., Seibt, B., & Fiske, A. P. (2016). Moment-to-moment changes in feeling moved match changes in closeness, tears, goosebumps, and warmth: time series analyses. Cognition and Emotion, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699931.2016.1268998 [pdf]