Erik Nook

AB Adviser
Department of Psychology

Professor Erik Nook hails from the rural town of Schaller, Iowa. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department and the Logic of Emotion Lab Director. Erik seeks to support trainees in pursuing innovative and impactful research on human emotion. His research primarily focuses on how language shapes emotion using developmental, neuroscientific, and translational tools. Erik holds a BA in Psychology from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Harvard University. For fun, Erik loves to cook, go on bike rides, hang out with his cat Sunday, and play Dungeons & Dragons.

Research Interests:  Emotion, emotion regulation, emotion development, neuroscience of emotion, emotion in clinical psychology

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