We study the role of emotion, rhetoric and personality in politics.
The Hot Politics Lab is an interdisciplinary research group combining experiments, physiological measurement and automated text analysis to analyze the role of emotions, personality and language in politics. We analyze topics such as populism, persuasion and party strategies.
Bert will be editing a special issue on “Personality and Politics” for Personality and Individual Differences together with Chris Dawes (NYU), Aron Weinschenck (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay) and Robert Klemmensen (University of Southern Denmark). Read the call for papers here.