Vera Sacharin

Vera Shuman
Post-doctoral Researcher
General Information

Vera Shuman (Sacharin)


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since 2012: Senior SNSF Researcher, University of Lausanne

2009-2012: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva

2009: Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA

2006: M.S. in Psychology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA

2005: Diplom in Psychology, Humboldt University at Berlin, Germany

Current Research
  • Emotion expression and perception
  • Emotional influences on cognition and behavior
  • Projects: Production and Perception of Emotion (ProPerEmo), The Social Dimension of Emotion Regulation (SoDiER)
Selected Publications
Sacharin, V., Schlegel, K., Scherer, K. R. (2012) Geneva Emotion Wheel Rating Study. unpublished 13.
Bediou, B, Sacharin, V., Hill, C., Sander, D., Scherer, K. R. (2012) Sharing the Fruit of Labor: Flexible Application of Justice Principles in an Ultimatum Game with Joint-Production. Social Justice Research 25(1), 25-40.
Kopelman, S., Gewurz, I., Sacharin, V. (2008) The Power of Presence: Strategic Response to Displayed Emotions in Negotiations. Research companion to emotions in organizations C. Cooper & N. Ashkanasy (Eds.) Northampton, MA, USA , 405-417.