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EMOTER: Emoting the Embodied Mind

1 January 2010 - 31 December 2014

PI/s in Exeter: Professor Giovanna Colombetti

Funding awarded: £ 428,313

Sponsor(s): European Commission

About the research

A 5-year project entitled Emoting the Embodied Mind (EMOTER). The project focuses in particular on: (1) the place of bodily awareness in emotion experience, (2) the relationship between natural purposes and emotions, (3) the extended nature of emotions, and (4) how to reconceptualize rationality and control from an embodied-emotional mind perspective. Part of the project  involves a collaboration with Kim Wright in the Mood Disorders Centre (University of Exeter), Peter Cannon (Massey University). Tom Roberts is the Postdoctoral Fellow on the project.

Sponsor: European Research Council (ERC)
Project award: 685,301 euros

European Commission