Ruta Lasauskaite-Schüpbach

Ruta Lasauskaite Schüpbach
PhD Student

Education: 2002-2006 Bachelor in Psychology, Vilnius University, Lithuania 2006-2008 Master in Clinical Psychology, Vilnius University, Lithuania 2007 Erasmus semester in WWU Münster, Germany Professional experience: December 2007-March 2008 Professional Internship, Clinic for Paediatric and Youth Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Cologne, Germany Since April 2009 PhD candidate, University of Geneva Memberships: Since 2010 member of Society of Psychophysiological Research (SPR) Since 2010 member of The Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM) Since 2010 associate member of Swiss Psychological Society (SSP-SGP) Since 2011 member of Association of Psychological Science (APS) Since 2011 member of Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

Current Research

Project "Primed affect and cardiovascular response" Funded by a grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation (100014-122604) awarded to Guido H.E. Gendolla. Experiments investigating the role of unconsciously processed affective stimuli on effort-related cardiovascular reactivity in the context of cognitive tasks.

Selected Publications
Lasauskaite, Ruta, Gendolla, G. H. E., Silvestrini, N. (2013) Do sadness-primes make me work harder because they make me sad?. Cognition & Emotion 27(1), 158-165.