Matthew Pelowski, PhD
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Gerger, G., Leder, H., & Pelowski, M. (2017). Empathy, Einfühlung, and aesthetic experience: the effect of emotion contagion on appreciation of representational and abstract art using fEMG and SCR. Cognitive Processing: International Quarterly of Cognitive Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10339-017-0800-2
Pelowski, M., Markey, P., Forster, M., Gerger, G., & Leder, H. (2017). Move me, astonish me… delight my eyes and brain: The Vienna Integrated Model of top-down and bottom-up processes in Art Perception (VIMAP) and corresponding affective, evaluative and neurophysiological correlates. Physics of Life Reviews. DOI:
Pelowski, M., Leder, H., & Tinio, P. (2017). Creativity in the Visual Arts. in Cambridge Handbook of Creativity Across Different Domains
Pelowski, M., Forster, M., Tinio, P., Scholl, M., & Leder, H. (2017). Beyond the Lab: An Examination of Key Factors Influencing Interaction with 'Real' and Museum-based Art. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.
Lauring, J. O., Pelowski, M., Forster, M., Gondan, M., Ptito, M., & Kupers, R. (2016). Well, if They Like it... Effects of Social Groups' Ratings and Price Information on the Appreciation of Art. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 10(3), 344-359. DOI: 10.1037/aca0000063
Pelowski, M., Markey, P., Lauring, J., & Leder, H. (2016). Visualizing the impact of art: An update and comparison of current psychological models of art experience. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:160. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00160
Güldenpfennig, F., Hödl, O., Reichl, P., Löw, C., Gartus, A., & Pelowski, M. (2016). TASK: Introducing The Interactive Audience Sensor Kit: TASK: Introducing The Interactive Audience Sensor Kit. 448-454. Beitrag in TEI '16: Tenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, EINDHOVEN, Niederlande.
Pelowski, M., Oi, M., Liu, T., Saito, G., & Saito, H. (2016). Understand after like, viewer's delight? A fNIRS study of order-effect in combined hedonic and cognitive appraisal of art. Acta Psychologica, 170, 127-138.
Pelowski, M., Wamai, R., Wangombe, J., Nyakundi, H., Oduwo, G., Ngugi, B., & Ogembo, J. (2016). How Would Children Register Their Own Births? Insights from a Survey of Students Regarding Birth Registration Knowledge and Policy Suggestions in Kenya. PLoS ONE, 11(3).
Leder, H., Markey, P., & Pelowski, M. (2015). Aesthetic emotions to art - What they are and what meakes them special: Comment on "The quartet theory of human emotions: An integrative and neurofunctional model" by S. Koelsch et al. Physics of Life Reviews, 13(0), 67-70. DOI:
Pelowski, M. (2015). Tears and transformation: Feeling Like crying as an indicator of insightful or ‘aesthetic’ experience in empirical study of art. Frontiers in Psychology, 1-23. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01006
Liu, T., Pelowski, M., Pang, C., & Cai, J. (2015). Near-infrared Spectroscopy as a Tool for Driving Research. Ergonomics: an international journal of research and practice in human factors and ergonomics, 1-12. DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2015.1076057
Pelowski, M., Wamai, R., Wangombe, J., Nyakundi, H., Oduwo, G., Ngugi, B., & Ogembo, J. (2015). Why don’t you register your child? A study of attitudes and issues affecting birth registration in Kenya. The Journal of Development Studies, 51(7), 1-24. DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2015.1010156

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