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Probability Designs Karin Kukkonen
Kukkonen, Karin (2020). Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing. Oxford University Press.  

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  • Effe, A. (2021). Forms at Work in Testimony: A Cognitive New Formalist Approach. Forms at Work: New Formalist Approaches in the Study of Literature, Culture and Media. Red. Elizabeth Kovach, Imke Polland, og Ansgar Nünning. Trier: WVT, 185–201. Trykk.
  • Østby, Y. et al. (2021). Cognition in adult patients with newly diagnosed non-lesional temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior. ISSN 1525-5050.116. Åpen tilgang.


  • Effe, A. (2020). Postcolonial Criticism and Cognitive Literary Studies: A New Formalist Approach to Antjie Krog's Country of My SkullJournal of Postcolonial Writing, 65(1), 97–109. Åpen tilgang.
  • Kukkonen, K. (2020). The speed of plot: Narrative Acceleration and Decleration. Orbis Litterarum, 75(2), 73–85. ISSN 0105-7510. Åpen tilgang.
  • Nadarevic, L., Reber, R., Helmecke, A. J., & Köse, D. (2020). Perceived truth of statements and simulated social media postings: An experimental investigation of source credibility, repeated exposure, and presentation format. Cognitive Research: Principles and ImplicationsÅpen tilgang.
  • Santos, D., Alves, D., Amaro, R., Branco, I. A., Fialho, O. et al. (2020). Leitura Distante em Portugues: Resumo do Primeiro Encontro (Distant Reading in Portuguese: A Summary of the First Meeting). MATLIT: Materialidades da Literatura (Materialities of Literature), 8(1). Åpen tilgang (Portugisisk). 
  • Šarić, L. (2020). Metaphorical conceptualization of hope (nada) in Croatian: A corpus-based study. Journal of Contemporary Philology3(2), 7–27. Åpen tilgang. 
  • Skaar, Ø. O., & Reber, R. (2020). The phenomenology of Aha-experiences. Motivation Science6(1), 49–60. https://doi.org/10.1037/mot0000138


  • Auestad, R. A. (2019). The Affect that Disorients KokoroReview of Japanese Culture and Society, 29, 45–60. https://doi.org/10.1353/roj.2017.0003.
  • Fabry, R. E., & Kukkonen, K. (2019) Reconsidering the Mind-Wandering Reader: Predictive Processing, Probability Designs, and Enculturation. Frontiers in Psychology, 9(2648). Åpen tilgang.
  • Fialho, O. (2019). What is literature for? The role of transformative reading. Contribution to a special issue The place of the cognitive in literary studies. Edited by K.Kukkonen, A. Kuzmičová, S. L. Christiansen, & M. Polvinen, Cogent Arts & Humanities, 6(1). Åpen tilgang.  
  • Fiske, A. P., Seibt, B., & Schubert, T. W. (2019). The sudden devotion emotion: Kama muta and the cultural practices whose function is to evoke it. Emotion Review, 11(1), 74–86. Åpen tilgang.
  • Kukkonen, K. (2019). Exploring Inner Perceptions: Interoception, Literature and Mindfulness. Journal of Consciousness Studies.  ISSN 1355-8250.  26(1112), 107–132. Fulltekst i forskningsarkiv..
  • Reber, R. (2019). Making school meaningful: Linking psychology of education to meaning in life. Educational Review71(4), 445–465. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131911.2018.1428177
  • Schrijvers, M., Janssen, T., Fialho, O., De Maeyer, S., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2019). Transformative dialogic literature teaching fosters adolescents’ insight into human nature. Learning and Instruction, 63, 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2019.101216
  • Schrijvers, M., Janssen, T., Fialho, O., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2019). Toward the validation of a literature classroom intervention to foster adolescents' insights into human nature: an iterative design process. Contribution to the special issue Systematically designed literature classroom interventions: Design principles, development and implementation, edited by Marloes Schrijvers, Karen Murphy, and Gert Rijlaarsdam. In L1 - educational studies in language and literature. 19, 1–47. Åpen tilgang.
  • Schrijvers, M., Janssen, T., Fialho, O., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2019). Gaining insight into human nature: A review of literature classroom intervention studies. Review of Educational Research, 89(1), 3–45. Åpen tilgang.
  • Zickfeld, J. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., Blomster, J. K., Arriaga, P., Basabe, N., … & Fiske, A. P. (2019). Kama Muta: Conceptualizing and Measuring the Experience often labelled Being Moved Across 19 Nations and 15 Languages. Emotion, 19, 402–424. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000450
  • Zickfeld, J. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., & Fiske, A. P. (2019). Moving Through The Literature. What is the emotion often denoted being moved? Emotion Review, 11, 123–139. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754073918820126


  • Auestad, R. A. (2018) Tsushima Yuko and the Ethics of Cohabitation. The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 16(12). Åpen tilgang.
  • Reber, R., Canning, E. A., & Harackiewicz, J. M. (2018). Personalized education to increase interest. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 27(6), 449–454. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721418793140
  • Østby, Y. (2018). Kroppen, kunsten og maskinene. Tidsskrift for den Norske Lægeforening, 138(17). Åpen tilgang.


  • Fiske, A. P., Schubert, T. W., & Seibt, B. (2017). The best loved story of all time: Overcoming all obstacles to be reunited, evoking kama muta. Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, 1(1), 67–70. https://doi.org/10.26613/esic.1.1.12
  • Landwehr, J. R., Golla, B., & Reber, R. (2017). Processing fluency: An inevitable side effect of evaluative conditioning. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology70, 124–128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2017.01.004
  • Reber, R., & Greifeneder, R. (2017). Processing fluency in education: How metacognitive feelings shape learning, belief formation, and affect. Educational Psychologist52, 84–103. https://doi.org/10.1080/00461520.2016.1258173
  • Seibt, B., Schubert, T. W., Zickfeld, J. H., & Fiske, A. P. (2017). Interpersonal closeness and morality predict feelings of being moved. Emotion, 17(3), 389–394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/emo0000271
  • Seibt, B. S., Schubert, T. W., Zickfeld, J. H., Zhu, L., Arriaga, P., Simão, C., Nussinson, R., & Fiske, A. P. (2017). Kama muta: Similar emotional responses to touching videos across the US, Norway, China, Israel, and Portugal. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(3), 418–435. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022117746240
  • Zickfeld, J. H., Schubert, T. W., Seibt, B., & Fiske, A. P. (2017). Empathic concern is part of a more general communal emotion. Frontiers in Psychology, 8(723). Åpen tilgang.


  • Auestad, R. A. 2016. Invoking affect in Kawakami Mieko's Chihi to ran (Breasts and Eggs, 2008): Higuchi Ichiyô, playful words and ludic gestures, Japan Forum, 28(4), 530–548. https://doi.org/10.1080/09555803.2016.1189448
  • Auestad, R. A. 2016. Rereading Sōseki: Three Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Novels. CEAS Reprint Series for Rare and Out of Print Publications at Yale University. Book 1. Åpen tilgang.
  • Schrijvers, M., Janssen, T., Fialho, O., & Rijlaarsdam, G. (2016). The impact of literature education on students’ perceptions of self and others: Exploring personal and social learning experiences in relation to teacher approach. Contribution to a special issue The role of writing in literature education, edited by Tanja Janssen and Irene Pieper In L1 - educational studies in language and literature, 16(1), 1–37. Åpen tilgang.



  • Østby, Y. (2021) Alt man skal huske – om hukommelse hos barn og ungdom i hverdagslivet og i rettssystemet. C. K. Tamnes, Nevrokognitiv utviklingspsykologi (ss. 127–145). Oslo: Gyldendal.


  • Kukkonen, K. (2020). Kognitiv litteraturforskning: Att se sig själv tänka. In S. S. Cullhed, A. Hedberg & J. Svedjedal (Red.),  Litteraturvetenskap II. ss. 247–264. Studentlitteratur AB. ISBN 9789144136257.
  • van Peer, W., Sopcak, P., Castiglione, D., Fialho, O., Jacobs, A., & Hakemulder, F. Foregrounding. Living Handbook of Empirical Studies of Literature and Media. DeGruyter.
  • Vervaet, S. (2020). Empathic Vision? War Photography, Ekphrasis, and Memory in Bosnian War Literature. In Charles Ivan Armstrong & Unni Langås (Red.),  Terrorizing Images. Trauma and Ekphrasis in Contemporary Literature (ss. 117–136). Walter de Gruyter, ISBN 978-3-11-069403-1. Åpen tilgang.


  • Auestad, R. A. 2018. Colliding forms in literary history: A reading of Natsume Sôseki's Light and Dark. In May Hawas (ed.), Routledge Companion to World Literature and World History. ISBN 9781138921658. Routledge (ekstern lenke).


  • Fiske, A. P., Schubert, T. W., & Seibt, B. (2017). “Kama muta” or "being moved by love": A bootstrapping approach to the ontology and epistemology of an emotion. In J. Cassaniti & U. Menon (Red.), Universalism without uniformity: Explorations in mind and culture (ss. 79–100). University of Chicago Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.001.0001