Dr Elena Geangu


Career Details

I have done all my university degrees at 'Babes-Bolyai University' in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. After postdoctoral training, in November 2012, I joined the Department of Psychology at Lancaster University as a lecturer.

Coherent emotional perception from body expressions and the voice
Yeh, P., Geangu, E., Reid, V.M. 10/2016 In: Neuropsychologia. 91, p. 99-108. 10 p.
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Culture shapes 7-month-olds' perceptual strategies in discriminating facial expressions of emotion
Geangu, E., Ichikawa, H., Lao, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M., Caldara, R., Turati, C. 25/07/2016 In: Current Biology. 26, 14, p. R663-R664. 2 p.
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Three-year-olds’ rapid facial electromyographic responses to emotional facial expressions and body postures
Geangu, E., Quadrelli, E., Conte, S., Croci, E., Turati, C. 04/2016 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 144, p. 1-14. 14 p.
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By the sound of it: an ERP investigation of human action sound processing in 7-month-old infants
Geangu, E., Quadrelli, E., Lewis, J.W., Cassia, V.M., Turati, C. 04/2015 In: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 12, p. 134-144. 11 p.
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Development of empathy during early childhood across cultures
Geangu, E. 17/02/2015 In: International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences. Elsevier p. 549-553. 5 p. Electronic ISBN: 9780080970875.

The effect of biomechanical properties of motion on infants' perception of goal-directed grasping actions
Geangu, E., Senna, I., Croci, E., Turati, C. 01/2015 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 129, p. 55-67. 13 p.
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The neural correlates of passively viewed sequences of true and false beliefs
Geangu, E., Gibson, A., Kaduk, K., Reid, V.M. 2013 In: Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 8, 4, p. 432-437. 6 p.
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Infant Pupil Diameter Changes in Response to Others' Positive and Negative Emotions.
Geangu, E., Hauf, P., Bhardwaj, R., Bentz, W.F. 16/11/2011 In: PLoS ONE. 6, 11, 10 p.
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Individual differences in infant’s emotional resonance to a peer in distress: self-other awareness and emotion regulation
Geangu, E., Benga, O., Stahl, D., Striano, T. 08/2011 In: Social Development. 20, 3, p. 450-470. 21 p.
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Emotions and social development in childhood
Denham, S., Warren, H., Salisch, M., Benga, O., Chin, J., Geangu, E. 2011 In: The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of childhood social development. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell p. 413-433. 21 p. ISBN: 9781405196796.

Contagious crying beyond the first days of life
Geangu, E., Benga, O., Stahl, D., Striano, T. 06/2010 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 33, 3, p. 279-288. 10 p.
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Empathy Development - Insights from Early Years
Geangu, E. 12/2009 In: Cognition, Brain, Behavior. 13, 4
Special issue

Empathy development - insights from early years: Introduction to the special issue
Geangu, E. 12/2009 In: Cognition, Brain, Behavior. 13, 4, 4 p.

Research methodology and social cognition
Reid, V., Geangu, E. 2009 In: Social cognition. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell p. 17-34. 18 p. ISBN: 9781405162173.