How does maternal odor impact infants’ responses to emotional faces?

First results from our project on the impact of maternal odor on emotion processing in infancy are out! Testing 7-month-olds in an EEG paradigm, we found that infants at this age show a reduced fear response when they can smell…

Changes in the lab due to Corona pandemic

The safety of our participants, their family and our lab members is our top priority. Therefore we strictly follow the safety guidelines for measurements developed by the University of Lübeck in times of Corona. Specifically, this means: On the day…

Unconscious face processing in infancy

Our new review article discussing the current state of research on unconscious face processing in infancy was just accepted! Jessen, S., & Grossmann, T. (in press). The developmental origins of subliminal face processing. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.