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Doctoral Researcher

Dipl.-Psych. Lea Boecker

Phone +49-221-470-8346

AddressRichard-Strauss-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany

Room 3.A01 / 4.B12
Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Schadenfreude • Embodiment • Facial emotional reactions • Consumer psychology • Affective and cognitive neuropsychology


  • Topolinski, S., & Boecker, L. (in press). Minimal conditions of motor inductions of approach-avoidance states: The case of oral movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
  • Topolinski, S., Boecker, L., Erle, T. M., Bakhtiari, G., & Pecher, D. (in press). Matching between oral inward–outward movements of object names and oral movements associated with denoted objects. Cognition and Emotion. doi:10.1080/02699931.2015.1073692
  • Topolinski, S., & Boecker, L. (2016). Mouth-watering words: Articulatory inductions of eating-like mouth movements increase perceived food palatability. Appetite,99, 112-120 . doi:10.1016/j.appet.2016.01.018
  • Boecker, L., Likowski, K. U., Pauli, P., & Weyers, P. (2015). The face of schadenfreude: Differentiation of joy and schadenfreude by electromyography. Cognition and Emotion, 29, 1117–1125. doi:10.1080/02699931.2014.966063

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