Matthew J. Hertenstein, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley)
Matt Hertenstein received his M.A. (2000) and his Ph.D. (2002) from the University of California, Berkeley in Psychology. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Psychology at DePauw University, a nationally recognized liberal-arts institution that values teaching, as well as scholarship amongst its faculty. Matt conducts research in three areas primarily:
Prediction: Prediction is one of the primary purposes of science. This line of research focuses on how non-verbal cues predict life outcomes in our relationships and health.
Touch: The goal of this line of research is to better understand how touch is used in communication in general, and the communication of emotion specifically.
Infant Emotion: This line of research focuses on how adults' emotional displays via the face, voice, and touch influence infants' understanding of the world.
Emotions Across the Lifespan
Department of Psychology
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