Who we are

The kama muta lab is a group of researchers from psychology, anthropology, and related disciplines. Together we investigate the social relational emotion of kama muta (aka being moved and touched to tears) and related emotions.

You can email the lab at info@kamamutalab.org, or contact the individual researchers directly. Contact information are on the pages below.

Alan Fiske, UCLA [Google scholar]

Beate Seibt, University of Oslo [Google scholar]

Thomas Schubert, University of Oslo [Google scholar]

Evi Petersen, University of South-Eastern Norway, and OsloMet

Janis Zickfeld, Aarhus University [Google scholar]

Johanna Lyshol Blomster, Oslo Nye Høyskole [Google scholar]

Diana Lizarazo, University of Oslo [linkedin]

Rami Rmeileh, University of Exeter [linkedin]

Anders Herting, University of Oslo

David Grüning, University of Heidelberg [Google scholar]

Anette Åbom, University of Oslo

José Pizarro, Universidad del País Vasco [Google scholar][orcid]

Jonna Vuoskoski RITMO at University of Oslo [Google scholar]

Frequent collaborators:

Lei Zhu, Fudan University Shanghai home

Patricia Arriaga, ISCTE-IUL, Lisboa home

Ravit Nussinson, The Open University of Israel home

past lab members:

Olivia Pich home

Kamilla Steinness home

Kimberly Holtz linkedin