Klaus R. Scherer

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Klaus Scherer's research focuses, apart from interests in personality, stress, communication, and music, on the study of emotion-eliciting cognitive appraisal, its neural bases, and its effects on facial and vocal emotion expression as well as on psychophysiological response patterns. Current research projects also include: Modeling emotion as a multicomponent process; acoustic parameters of emotional state in the voice; intercultural comparison of emotional experience, emotion induction via music. Scherer co-directs a series of books on "Affective Science" for Oxford University Press. He has been a founding co-editor (with R. Davidson) of the APA journal EMOTION. Scherer is member/fellow of several national and international scientific societies. Klaus Scherer also pursues activities directed at the practical application of scientific research findings. He developed a computerized assessment system for management potential and a test of emotional intelligence. He is the director of the Swiss National Research Center in the Affective Sciences.

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Bänziger, Tanja, Scherer, Klaus R. (2007): Using Actor Portrayals to Systematically Study Multimodal Emotion Expression: The GEMEP Co. In: Paiva, Ana, Prada, Rui, Picard, Rosalind W. (eds.) ACII 2007 - Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction, Second International Conference September 12-14, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. pp. 476-487. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-74889-2_42

Scherer, Klaus R. (1997): Profiles of Emotion-antecedent Appraisal: Testing Theoretical Predictions across Cultures. In Cognition and Emotion, 11 (2) pp. 113-150. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/026999397379962#.UhslV9L0Ha8

Davidson, Richard J., Scherer, Klaus R., Goldsmith, H. Hill (2002): Handbook of Affective Sciences, Oxford University Press, USA,

Ellsworth, Phoebe C., Scherer, Klaus R. (2003): Appraisal processes in emotion. In: "Handbook of Affective Sciences" Oxford University Press, USA .