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Ad Vingerhoets (1953) is a psychologist who received his MA and PhD at Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands. The title of his (1985) PhD thesis was: "Psychosocial Stress: A biopsychosocial approach. Life events, coping, and psychobiological functioning". Since that time his research work was devoted to “stress and emotion in relation to health.” He worked mainly with oncology and gynaecology patients. He was previously affiliated with the Department of Psychology of Nijmegen University, Department of Medical Psychology of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Helen Dowling Institute for Psycho-oncology, and the Dutch Health Council.

He is currently affiliated with the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology of Tilburg University and additionally teaches for physical therapists and health care psychologists. His research focus is currently in particular on emotional tears.

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  1. Kama muta - Conceptualizing and measuring the experience often labell…

    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(3), 402-424.
  2. The neurobiology of human crying

    Bylsma, L. M., Gracanin, A., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2019). The neurobiology of human crying. Clinical Autonomic Research, 29(1), 63-73.
  3. The effects of tears on approach avoidance tendencies in observers

    Gracanin, A., Krahmer, E., Rinck, M., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2019). The effects of tears on approach avoidance tendencies in observers. Evolutionary Psychology.
  4. The physician's tears - Experiences and attitudes of crying among phy…

    Janssens, K. M. E., Sweerts, C., & Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M. (2019). The physician's tears: Experiences and attitudes of crying among physicians and medical interns. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.
  5. Attachment styles and secure base priming in relation to emotional re…

    Karreman, A., Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M., & Bekker, M. H. J. (2019). Attachment styles and secure base priming in relation to emotional reactivity after frustration induction. Cognition and Emotion, 33(3), 428-441.

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