Video & Audio Recordings

Online Hot Politics Lab Meetings

Archive

Here you can find the video and audio recordings of our weekly online meetings. 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

29.5.2020:
Maaike Homan and Christian Pipal

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.

15.5.2020:
Gordon Pennycook

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.

1.5.2020:
Melissa Baker and Ming Boyer

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. 

24.4.2020:
Chris Karpowitz and Josh Gubler

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.

17.4.2020:
Shana Gadarian

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…

10.4.2020:
Anne Marthe van der Bles

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.

3.4.2020:
Julia van Weert

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.

27.3.2020:
Stuart Soroka

In our second online meeting  Stuart Soroka (University of Michigan) discussed the persuasiveness of negative news and the potential for positive news.

20.3.2020:
Michael Bang Petersen

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.”!