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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. (2020). Postcolonial Criticism and Cognitive Literary Studies: A New Formalist Approach to Antjie Krog's Country of My SkullJournal of Postcolonial Writing, 65 (1). Digital version available at Taylor & Francis Online (external link)
  • 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 Implicationsin  press
  • 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). doi: 10.14195/2182- 8830_8-1_16
  • Skaar, Ø. O., & Reber, R. (2020). The phenomenology of Aha-experiences. Motivation Science6, 49–60.


  • Fabry, Regina & Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Reconsidering the Mind-Wandering Reader: Predictive Processing, Probability Designs and Enculturation. Frontiers in Psychology.  ISSN 1664-1078.  9 . Digitally available at: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02648/full
  • 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 Karin Kukkonen, Anežka Kuzmičová, Steen Ledet Christiansen, and Merja Polvinen In Cogent Arts & Humanities, 6:1, DOI: 10.1080/23311983.2019.1692532
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Exploring Inner Perceptions: Interoception, Literature and Mindfulness. Journal of Consciousness Studies.  ISSN 1355-8250. 26(11-12), s 107- 132. Full text in Research Archive.
  • Reber, R. (2019). Making school meaningful: Linking psychology of education to meaning in life. Educational Review71, 445-465.
  • 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. doi: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. doi:10.17239/L1ESLL-2016.16.04.01
  • 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.doi:10.3102/0034654318812914
  • 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. doi: 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. doi.org/10.1177/1754073918820126



  • 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. DOI: 10.26613/esic/1.1.12
  • Fiske, A. P., Seibt, B., & Schubert, T. W. (2017). The sudden devotion emotion: Kama muta and the cultural practices whose function is to evoke it. Emotion Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754073917723167
  • Reber, R., & Greifeneder, R. (2017). Processing fluency in education: How metacognitive feelings shape learning, belief formation, and affect. Educational Psychologist52, 84-103.
  • 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.
  • 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. DOI: 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), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00723


  • 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, pp. 1–37. doi: 10.17239/L1ESLL-2016.16.04.01



  • Kukkonen, Karin (2020). The Speed of Plot: Narrative Acceleration and Deceleration. Orbis Litterarum.  ISSN 0105-7510. Digitally available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/oli.12251
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2020). Kognitiv litteraturforskning: Att se sig själv tänka, I: Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed; Andreas Hedberg & Johan Svedjedal (red.),  Litteraturvetenskap II.  Studentlitteratur AB.  ISBN 9789144136257.  Chapter 13.  s 247 - 264.
  • van Peer, W., Sopcak, P., Castiglione, D., Fialho, O., Jacobs, A., & Hakemulder, F. (in press). Foregrounding. Living Handbook of Empirical Studies of Literature and Media. DeGruyter.
  • Vervaet, Stijn (2020). Empathic Vision? War Photography, Ekphrasis, and Memory in Bosnian War Literature, In Charles Ivan Armstrong & Unni Langås (ed.),  Terrorizing Images. Trauma and Ekphrasis in Contemporary Literature.  Walter de Gruyter.  ISBN 978-3-11-069403-1.  s 117 - 136 Full text in Research Archive.


  • 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 (Eds.), Universalism without uniformity: Explorations in mind and culture (pp. 79-100). University of Chicago Press. Doi: 10.7208/chicago/9780226501710.001.0001