Hot politics Lab: Topics


work in progress

*A paper that analyzes physiological responsiveness to different political messages about immigration, EU, climate and inequality (Bert Bakker, Gijs Schumacher and Matthijs Rooduijn. 

For additional information: Hot Politics@Lowlands | Onderbuik.

*A paper that evaluates the link between the negativity bias and ideology, (Bert Bakker, Gijs Schumacher and Kevin Arceneaux).



Gijs Schumacher was awarded with an ERC Starting Grant for his project, POLEMIC. This will be conducted in the Hot Politics Lab.

02. The Mobile Lab

The Dutch National Science Organization awarded us the NWO Medium Investment Grant to build a Mobile Lab for physiological research.

03. Hot Politics @ Lowlands

For three days the Hot Politics Lab measured physiological responses to political propaganda at the Netherlands’ largest music festival- Lowlands.

04. Onderbuik Project

An Evangelical rock festival, a biking event, the largest fair in the Netherlands, the Hot Politics Lab was there to conduct more lab in the field studies.