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Former member of staff [2018-01-01 - 2019-12-31]

Dr. Sergio Cervera Torres

Articles in refereed Journals

Cervera-Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., Riekert, M., & Gerjets, P. (in press). Altering emotions near the Hand: Approach-Avoidance swipe interactions modulate the perceived valence of emotional pictures. Emotion. https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000651
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2020). Coding valence in touchscreen interactions: hand dominance and lateral movement influence valence appraisals of emotional pictures. Psychological Research, 84(1), 23-31. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00426-018-0971-1 [Data] Open Access
 

Ruiz Fernández, S., Kastner, L., Cervera-Torres, S., Müller, J., & Gerjets, P. (2019). Moved by emotions: Affective concepts representing personal life events induce freely performed steps in line with combined sagittal and lateral space-valence associations. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:2787. https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02787 Open Access
 

Cervera-Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2018). Valence-space associations in touchscreen interactions: Valence match between emotional pictures and their vertical touch location leads to pictures positive evaluation. PLoS ONE, 13(7): e0199972. https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0199972 Open Access
 

Conference Contributions

Cervera-Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., Riekert, M., & Gerjets, P. (2019, April). Altering emotions near the hand: Approach-Avoidance swipe interactions modulate emotional images judgments. 61. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP). London, UK. [Poster]
 

Ruiz Fernández, S., Rahona, J. J., Cervera-Torres, S., Lachmair, M., & Godbersen, H. (2019, April). The past is in the past but the future is bright: Associating positive affects with the future and negative affects with the past. 61. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP). London, UK. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2018, June). In touch with emotions: Direct hand interaction with emotional pictures in a touchscreen space influence their valence appraisal. 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP). Budapest, Hungary. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2018, September). Investigating recognition of emotional pictures with touchscreen interactions: A match between picture valence and its vertical touch location raises recognition confidence. 7th International Conference on Spatial Cognition (ICSC). Rom, Italy. [Talk]
 

Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., Rahona López, J. J., Cervera-Torres, S., & Gerjets, P. (2018, September). Moving non-affective pictures in the horizontal space on a touchscreen. Valence ratings depend on movement direction. 7th International Conference on Spatial Cognition (ICSC). Rom, Italy. [Talk]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2017, March). Multi-touch interactions influence the valence evaluation of emotional pictures. 59. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP). Dresden. [Talk]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2017, October). Emotion in the hand: A direct interaction with emotional pictures on a touchscreen influences their valence evaluation. 19th Herbstakademie: Embodied Aesthetics: Resonance in Perception, Expression and Therapy. Heidelberg. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2017, July). Touch and Move: Valence Judgements of Affective Pictures Are Influenced by Interactive Upward and Downward Arm Movements. 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology (WCPP 2017) of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA). Montreal, Canada. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2017, June). Touching Emotions: Evaluation of Affective Pictures is influenced by Moving Direction. 22. Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapie & Social Networking Conference (CyPsy22). Birmingham, UK. [Talk]
 

Lachmair, M., Ruiz Fernández, S., & Cervera Torres, S., & Gerjets, P. (2017, November). Zooming Emotions: The Role of Action and Presence. Invited talk at the Interdisciplinary Workshop Virtual Reality Research: Active Self and Presence. Universität Potsdam. [Talk]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2016, March). Movement speed moderates valence evaluation of pictures in the horizontal dimension. 58. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP). Heidelberg. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2016, October). Affective (Multi-) touch: Interaction gestures influence affective information processing. LEAD Retreat of the LEAD (Learning, Educational Achievement, and Life Course Development) Graduate School and Research Network. Blaubeuren. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2016, April). Movement speed in a multi-touch environment moderates the valence judgments of emotional pictures. LEAD Retreat of the LEAD (Learning, Educational Achievement, and Life Course Development) Graduate School. Bad Urach. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2015, March). The effect of picture valence and movement direction on arm movement performance. 57. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP). Hildesheim. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2015, April). The effect of arm movement direction on valence and arousal judgment of emotional pictures. LEAD Retreat of the LEAD (Learning, Educational Achievement, and Life Course Development) Graduate School. Bad Urach. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2015, October). Emotional gestures: Supporting emotional evaluation of affective pictures in a multi-touch environment. LEAD-Retreat (Learning, Educational Achievement, and Life Course Development) Graduate School. Blaubeuren. [Talk]
 

Cervera Torres, S. Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2015, March). The effect of arm movement direction on valence and arousal judgment of emotional pictures. 18. Herbstakademie: The Circularity of Mind and Body. Heidelberg. [Poster]
 

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2014, October). Multi-touch gestures and affective evaluation of pictures. LEAD Graduate School-Retreat. Blaubeuren. [Poster]
 

Open Data

Cervera Torres, S., Ruiz Fernández, S., Lachmair, M., & Gerjets, P. (2020). Coding valence in touchscreen interactions: hand dominance and lateral movement influence valence appraisals of emotional pictures. https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5457268 [Publication]
 

Dr. Sergio Cervera Torres
Dr. Sergio Cervera Torres