Video & Audio Recordings
Here you can find the materials of our weekly lab meetings. Since our move online in March 2020, we’ve been recording these meetings. You can find video and audio-recodings below.
We did not record the pre-corona talks. Here we only have powerpoints.
Each week the Hot Politics Lab invites a guest speaker to give a brief talk on a timely topic, followed by a Q&A. Our meetings are open to the public, and you can join each Friday at 3pm (CET) via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/839478901
|10/1||Sander van Haperen (UvA)||“Emotions, Protest, Social Media”||10/4||Anne Marthe van der Bles (Groningen)||“The effects of communicating uncertainty on on facts, numbers and science”|
|17/1||Joël van der Weele (UvA)||“Self-Persuasion: Evidence from Field Experiments at Two International Debating Competitions”|
|17/4||Shana Gadarian (Syracuse)||“Anxiety and Politics”|
|24/1||Disa Sauter (UvA)||“Emotions in the Voice”||24/4||Chris Karpowitz and Joshua Gubler (BYU)||“Mixed Affective States”|
|31/1||Emma van den Hoes (EUI)||“Who needs truth? Processing (mis)information”||1/5||Melissa Baker (Merced)||“Political engagement and the susceptibility to anxiety.”|
|Sanne van Oosten (UvA)||“Pre-analysis plan(s): An MP who looks like me?”||Ming Boyer (Vienna)||“The role of affective states in explaining motivated reasoning in response to political news. “|
|7/2||Wouter van der Brug (UvA)||“Keeping up with the Joneses? Neighborhood effects on the vote”||15/5||Gordon Pennycook (Regina)||“On the psychology and misperceptions about COVID-19”|
|14/2||Martin Rosema (Twente)||“Measuring Partisan Identities”||29/5||Maaike Homan (UvA)||“Preliminary results: Facing Emotional Politicians”|
|28/2||Maaike Homan (UvA)||“Preanalysis plan: mimicking politicians”||Christian Pipal (UvA)||“Joint Sentiment Topic Models for Political Speech”|
|Mickey Steijaert (VU)||“Political News Sharing Appraisals”||5/6||Agneta Fischer (UvA)||“Fear and Populism”|
|6/3||Isabella Rebasso (UvA)||“Preanalysis plan: anger and anxiety in politics”||12/6||Ryan Boyd (Lancaster)||“Psychology and Verbal Behavior”|
|Eline de Rooij (Simon Fraser University)||“Gendered Voter Mobilization within Households”||19/6||Chris Federico (Minnesota)||“Collective Narcissism as a Basis for Nationalism”|
|20/3||Michael Bang Petersen (Aarhus)||“Leadership During Covid-19”||26/6||Tobias Rohrbach (Fribourg/UvA)||“Thinking Aloud Protocols in Gendered Candidate Evaluations”|
|27/3||Stuart Soroka (Michigan)||“The Increasing Viability of Good News”||Isabella Rebasso (UvA)||“Discrete Emotional Appeals in Politics”|
|3/4||Julia van Weert (UvA)||“Communication about Corona”|
|6/9||Ming Boyer (Vienna)||Motivated Reasoning||8/11||Ruthie Pliskin (Leiden)|
|Maaike Homan (UvA)||“Face Value: The Irresistible Influence of First Impressions, written by A. Todorov.”||Jos van Berkum (Utrecht)||“Emotion in discourse: Simulation, evaluation, and more?”|
|13/9||Bert Bakker (UvA)||“Pre-analysis plans and pre-registration”||22/11||Isabella Rebasso (UvA)||“Anger and Anxiety in Politics”|
|Gijs Schumacher (UvA)||“Why do politicians go emotional?”||Linda Bos (UvA)||““The presence and effects of moral appeals in European political elite communication”|
|20/9||Mariken van der Velden (VU)||“How to write better code?”||29/11||Lena Masch (Dusseldorf)||“Emotional Expressions of Politicians||
|4/10||Wahided Achbari (UvA)||“Trust Radius In An Experimental Design: To What Extent Are Those “Most People” Out-Groups? “||Susann Kohout (UvA)||“Receiving Others’ Attention with Anger: Results of An Eye Tracking Study on the Effects of Emotions in User Comments on Attention and Recognition Memory”|
|11/10||Andreu Casas (UvA)||“Automated Visual Clustering: A Technique for Image Corpus Exploration and Annotation Cost Reduction”||6/12||Philipp Mendoza, Nicolai Berk, Joao Areal Neto (UvA)||“APART – measuring affective polarization in parliamentary speeches”|
|Nicolai Berk (UvA)||“To lead or to follow? Mainstream parties’ strategies and radical right success in Germany”||Jan-Willem Duyvendak (UvA)||“The sociology of emotions”|
|18/10||Christian Pipal (UvA)||“Emotional rhetoric in legislative debate.”||13/12||Mariska Kret (Leiden)||“Emotional expressions in Homo and Pan”|
|Ebe-Manye Outtara (UvA)||“From norms, to traits, to trust? An experimental panel study into norms of political leaders’ traits and their relation to political trust”||Mike Medeiros (UvA)||“Gender, Personality, and Elected Office”|
|1/11||Amanda Friesen (IUPUI)||“Which Women When: Understanding the Role of Gender in Political Engagement”||20/12||Loes Aaldering (Vienna)||“Seeing the bigger picture. The consequences of (non)verbal gender stereotyping in politicians’ media coverage for media consumption and political attitudes.”|
|Gijs Schumacher (UvA)||“How to organize a workflow with multiple authors? Do’s and don’ts”||Gijs Schumacher (UvA)||Yikes! Are we disgusted by politicians”|
|6/12||Vin Arceneaux (Temple University)||On physiology and experiments in politics|
|17/1||Gijs Schumacher and Bert Bakker (UvA)||Yikes! Are we disgusted by politicians?|
|31/1||Sanne van Oosten (UvA)||Survey Experiment: An MP who looks like me|
|8/3||Kirsti Jylha (IFS)||Climate Change Denial and Personality|
|15/3||Lukas Otto (UvA)||Mobile experience sampling and political communication|
|29/3||Erik de Vries (Stavanger)||Sentiment analysis of news media|
|26/4||Alex Nai (UvA)||Resistance to Persuasion and Personality.|
|10/5||Eelco Harteveld (UvA)||Affective Polarization|
|17/5||Barbara Vis & Anthony Kevins (UU)||Blame avoidance|
|7/6||Imrat Verhoeven (UvA)||Emotions in politicians’ rhetoric on the earthquakes in Groningen|
|Rasmus Skytte (Aarhus)||The effects of uncivil elite rhetoric|
|14/6||Susi Kohout (UvA)||emotions in user comments to facebook news posts|
|21/6||Mike Medeiros (UvA)||Elite Personality and decision-making|
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, PhD candidate Isabella Rebasso (UvA Political Science) presented her work on discrete emotional appeals in politics. Aftewards, PhD candidate Tobias Rohrbach (UoFribourg) gave a talk titled “Using think-aloud protocol analysis to explore the process of gendered candidate evaluations”.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Chris Federico (U Minnesota) gave a talk titled “Collective Narcissism as a Basis for Nationalism”.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Ryan Boyd (U Lancaster) gave a talk titled “Psychology and Verbal Behavior”.
Ryan Boyd is a computational social scientist at Lancaster University (previously Microsoft, University of Texas) interested in language, personality and motivations. He tries to understand how hidden patterns in our language reveal who we are and how we think.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Agneta Fischer (UvA Social Psychology) gave a talk on “Fear and Populism”.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Maaike Homan (UvA Political Science) presented preliminary results of a preregistered physiology experiment examining how people respond to politicians’ emotional displays, and Christian Pipal (UvA Political Science) introduced a new method to measure emotions in parliamentary speeches.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Gordon Pennycook (U Regina) presented his work on the predictors of covid attitudes and behaviors as well as work on correcting misinformation which is very relevant to understanding the corona-crisis.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Melissa Baker (UC Merced, Political Science) presented a paper on political engagement and the susceptibility to anxiety. Afterwards, Ming Boyer (University of Vienna, Communication Science) presented a paper on the role of affective states in explaining motivated reasoning in response to political news.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Chris Karpowitz (Brigham Young University, Political Science) and Joshua Gubler (Brigham Young University, Political Science) gave a talk about their work on mixed affective states.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Shana Gadarian (Syracuse University, Political Science) gave a talk on anxiety and politics. She also talked about the geography of COVID-19 and individual health behavior. You can find some recent work on this here: https://tompepinsky.com/2020/03/29/th… .
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Anne Marthe van der Bles (University of Groningen, Psychology) gave a talk about communicating uncertainty (see her recent PNAS paper: https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/03/17/1913678117) on trust and follow-up studies on COVID-19.
In this session of the Online Hot Politics Lab, Julia van Weert gave a talk about insights from health communication regarding COVID-19. She is also a member of the national advisory board that the RIVM installed recently to help inform their policies.
In our second online meeting Stuart Soroka (University of Michigan) discussed the persuasiveness of negative news and the potential for positive news.
Michael Bang Peterson discussed how democratic governments should mobilize their publics to defeat COVID-19. On March 9th he wrote an article that shaped the Danish government’s response to the virus. His key point: “#FlattenTheCurve via “optimistic anxiety.”!