► Institute of Psychology and Education  

Applied Emotion and Motivation Research

Research Interest

We examine the subjective, behavioral, neuro- and psychophysiological mind-body correlates of emotional and motivational processes, cognition and language. The role of these interactions is investigated in the domains of emotion and motivation psychology, exercise psychology, neuropsychology, clinical and health psychology. Our work includes basic research in healthy participants as well as applied research investigating individuals at risk for mental, affective and eating disorders or self-(identity) and personality disorders. Our research interests comprise the following major research topics (basic and applied):

  • Emotions, Feelings and Language
  • Body, Language and the Self
  • Exercise, Physical Activity and Well-Being
  • Oral Health and Well-Being
  • Character Computing (insert links to research topics)


Prof. Dr. Cornelia Herbert

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Postal address
University of Ulm
Fakulty of Engineering, Computer Science and Psychology
Instute of Psychology and Education
Dept. of Applied Emotional and Motivational Psychology
D-89069 Ulm


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Albert-Einstein-Allee 47
Germany - 89081 Ulm

Tramway and bus stop "Manfred-Börner-Straße", tram line 2 (fastest option) and bus #5, about 20 minutes from central station
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