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Welcome to the website of the Affective Neuro Lab! The lab is based at the Department of Psychology at the University of Innsbruck in Austria.

Our lab studies the manifold aspects of human emotions. A main theme is understanding how emotions are generated and modulated in the brain. We develop models of how the brain represents cognitive states and affective experiences, and then use these to develop neuronally informed prevention and intervention programs for affective disorders.

We investigate the neural basis of emotion perception, generation and regulation in an interdisciplinary fashion. Therefore, we implement a multimethodological research approach:

  • Experimental Psychology, including cognitive modelling and laboratory reaction time experiments 

  • Cognitive Neuroscience, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electrodermal avtivity (EDA) assessments

  • Public Health, including online surveys, and assessment of behavioural change

If you would like to find out more about what we do, check the RESEARCH page.

If you are interested in volunteering or doing a research project with us, please CONTACT us.

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