Ursula Hess, Ph.D


Curriculum Vitae

Formation

Diplom (M.A.) : 1986 Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
Ph.D. : 1989 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA

Postes

Maître Assistant , University of Geneva (1989-1992)
Lecturer , University of Fribourg (1990-1991)
Assistant Professor of Psychology , University of Quebec at Montreal (1992-1995)
Associate Professor of Psychology , University of Quebec at Montreal (1995-2000)
Professor of Psychology , University of Quebec at Montreal (2000- present)

Activités professionnelles

Associate Editor : Cognition and Emotion (2000 - 2006)
Associate Editor : Psychophysiology (2006 - )
Associate Editor : Journal of Nonverbal Behavior (2008 - )
Member of the Board : International Society for Research on Emotion (2007 - )
Member of the Board : Society for Psychophysiological Research (2008 - )

Service à la communauté - Université du Quebec à Montréal

Institutional Ethics Review Board (vice-président)
Departmental Ethics Review Board (président)
Psychology Department Undergradute Studies Committee
Psychology Department Graduate Studies Committee
Section Sociale (Résponsable)



Livres édités

Vallerand, R. J. & Hess, U. (Eds.), 2000. Méthodes de recherche en psychologie. Boucherville, Qc: Gaëtan Morin

Hess, U. & Philippot, P. (Eds.), 2007. Group Dynamics and Emotional Expression. New York, Cambridge University Press.

Bibliographie séléctive


Articles

Thibault, P., Gosselin, P., Brunel, M.-L., & Hess, U. (in press). Children's and adolescents' perception of the authenticity of smiles. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology

Hareli, S., Harush, R., Suleiman, R., Bergeron, S., Cossette, M., Lavoie, V., Dugay, G., & Hess, U. (in press). When scowling may be a good thing: The influence of anger expressions on credibility. Euroean Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

Hess, U., & Thibault, P. (in press). Darwin and emotion expression. American Psychologist

Wyers, P., Mühlberger, A., Kund, A., Hess, U., & Pauli. P. (in press). Modulation of facial reactions to avatar emotional faces by nonconscious competition priming. Psychophysiology

Hess, U. Adams, J. B., Jr., & Kleck, R. B (in press). The categorical perception of emotions and traits. Social Cognition

Hareli, S., & Hess, U. (in press). When does feedback about success at school hurt? The role of causal attributions. Social Psychology of Education

Hareli, S. & Hess, U. (in press). The Role of Causal Attribution in Hurt Feelings and Related Social Emotions Elicited in Reaction to Other's Feedback about Failure. Cognition & Emotion

Brody, S., Fischer, A. H., & Hess, U. (2008). Women's finger sensitivity correlates with partnered sexual behavior but not solitary masturbation frequencies. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 34, 343-352.

Hareli, S., Klang, M., & Hess, U. (2008). The Role of Career History in Gender Based Biases in Job Selection Decisions. Career Development International, 13, 252-269

Bourgeois, P. & Hess, U. (2008). The impact of social context on mimicry. Biological Psychology, 77, 343-352.

Hess, U., Brody, S., van der Schalk, J. & Fischer, A. H. (2007). Sexual activity is inversely related to women's perceptions of the facial attractiveness of unknown men. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 1991-1997.

Brody, S., Fischer, A. H., & Hess, U. (in press). Women's finger sensitivity correlates with partnered sexual behavior but not solitary masturbation frequencies. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy.

Hess, U., Adams, R. B., Jr. & Kleck, R. E. (in press). Looking at you or looking elsewhere: The influence of head orientation on the signal value of emotional facial expressions. Motivation and Emotion.

Yabar, Y., & Hess, U. (2007). Display of Empathy and Perception of Out-Group Members. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 36, 42-50.

Hess, U., Sabourin, G., & Kleck, R. E. (2007). Postauricular and eye-blink startle responses to facial expressions. Psychophysiology, 44, 431-435.

Lanctôt, N., & Hess, U. (2007). The timing of appraisals. Emotion, 7, 207-212.

Elfenbein, H. A., Beaupré, M. G., Leveque, M., & Hess, U. (2007). Toward a dialect theory: Cultural differences in expressing and recognizing facial expressions. Emotion, 7, 131-146.

Thibault, P., Bourgeois, P., & Hess, U. (2006). The effect of group-identification on emotion recognition: The case of cats and basketball players. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 676-683.

Beaupré, M. G. & Hess, U. (2006). An in-group advantage for confidence in emotion recognition judgments: the moderating effect of familiarity with the expressions of out-group members. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin , 32, 16-26.

Beaupré, M.G, & Hess, U. (2005). Cross-cultural emotion recognition among Canadian ethnic groups. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology , 26, 355-370.

Hess, U., Adams, R. B. Jr., & Kleck, R.E. (2005). Who may frown and who should smile? Dominance, affiliation, and the display of happiness and anger. Cognition & Emotion , 19, 515-536.

Hess, U., Adams, R. B. Jr. & Kleck, R. E. (2004). Facial appearance, gender, and emotion expression. Emotion , 4, 378-388.

Hess, U. Sénecal, S. & Thibeault, P. (2004). Do we know what we show? Individuals' perceptions of their own emotional reactions. Special Issue of Current Psychology of Cognition , 22, 247-265.

Dujardin, K., Blairy, S., Defrebvre, L., Krystkowiak, P. Hess, U., Blond, S., & Destree, A (2004). Subthalamic nucleus stimulation induces deficits in decoding emotional facial expressions in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry , 75, 2002-208.

Dujardin, K., Blairy, S., Defrebvre, L., Duhem, S., Noel, Y., Hess, U., & Destree, A. (2004). Deficits in decoding emotional facial expressions in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia , 42, 239-250.

Beaupré, M.G, & Hess, U. (2003). In my mind, we all smile A case of in-group favoritism. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology , 39, 371-377.

Senécal, S., Murard, N., & Hess, U. (2003). Do you know what I feel? Partners' predictions and judgments of each other's emotional reactions to emotion-eliciting situations. Sex Roles , 48, 21-37.

Hess, U. & Blairy, S. (2001). Facial mimicry and emotional contagion to dynamic emotional facial expressions and their influence on decoding accuracy . International Journal of Psychophysiology , 40, 129-141.

Hess, U. Blairy, S., & Kleck, R. E. (2000). The influence of expression intensity, gender, and ethnicity on judgments of dominance and affiliation . Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 24, 265-283.

Hess, U., Senécal, S., Herrera, P., Kirouac, K., Philippot, P., Kleck, R. E. (2000). Emotional expressivity in men and women: stereotypes versus self-perceptions . Cognition and Emotion, 14, 609-642.

Blairy, S., Herrera, P., & Hess, U. (1999). Mimicry and the Judgment of Emotional Facial Expressions. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 23, 5-41

Hess, U., Blairy, S., & Philippot, P. (1998). Facial reactions to emotional facial expressions: Affect or cognition? Cognition and Emotion, 12, 509-532.


Chapitres

Hess, U. Facial EMG. In: E. Harmon-Jones & J. Beer (Eds), Methods in the neurobiology of social and personality psychology. Guilford Press.

Hess, U., & Thibault, P. (in press). Faces and Emotions: Why the same expression may not mean the same when shown on different faces or seen by different people. In: J. Tao (Ed.). Affective Information Processing. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.

Hess, U., Adams, R. B. Jr., & Kleck, R. E. (2008). The devil is in the details - the meanings of faces and how they influence the meanings of facial expressions (pp. 45-56). In: J. Or (Ed). Affective Computing: Focus on emotion expression, synthesis, and recognition. I-techonline/I-Tech. ISBN 978-3-902613-23-3.

Hess, U., Adams, R. B. Jr., Kleck, R. E. (2007). When two do the same it might not mean the same: The perception of emotional expressions shown by men and women. In: U. Hess & P. Philippot (Eds.) Group Dynamics and Emotional Expression, pp. 33-50. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Hess, U., Beaupré, M.G. Cheung, N. (2002). Who to whom and why – cultural differences and similarities in the function of smiles. In: Millicent Abel (Ed.) An empirical reflection on the smile, pp. 187-216. NY: The Edwin Mellen Press

Hess, U. (2001). The communication of emotion . In A. Kaszniak (Ed.), Emotions, Qualia, and Consciousness, pp. 397-409. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Hess, U. (2001). The experience of emotion: Situational influences on the elicitation and experience of emotions. In A. Kaszniak Emotions, Qualia, and Consciousness, pp. 386-396. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Hess, U. & Kirouac, G., Emotion expression in Groups (2000). In M. Lewis & J. Haviland-Jones (Eds.) Handbook of emotion, 2nd Edition, pp. 368-381. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Hess, U., Beaupré, M.G. Cheung, N. (in press). Who to whom and why – cultural differences and similarities in the function of smiles.

Hess, U. (2001). The communication of emotion . In A. Kaszniak (Ed.), Emotions, Qualia, and Consciousness, pp. 397-409. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Hess, U. (2001). The experience of emotion: Situational influences on the elicitation and experience of emotions. In A. Kaszniak Emotions, Qualia, and Consciousness, pp. 386-396. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. In: Millicent Abel (Ed.) The smile: Forms, functions, and consequences. NY: The Edwin Mellen Press

Hess, U., Blairy, S., & Philippot, P. (1999). Facial Mimicry In: P. Philippot, R. Feldman, & E. Coats (Eds.), The social context of nonverbal behavior, pp. 213-241. Cambridge University Press.

Kirouac, G. & Hess, U. (1999). Group membership and the decoding of nonverbal behavior. In: P. Philippot, R. Feldman, & E. Coats (Eds.), The social context of nonverbal behavior, pp. 182-210. Cambridge University Press.