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Dr Ute Kreplin

Lecturer in Psychology

School of Psychology

Dr. Ute Kreplin teaches the Brain and Behaviour paper in Palmerston North. She worked at Oxford and Coventry University in the UK on a project investigating the neuro-stimulation of supernatural beliefs. She completed a PhD in Affective Neuroscience at Liverpool John Moores University. Her PhD looked at prefrontal cortex activation during the experience of emotion in an aesthetic context. Her current research aims to understand activation in the prefrontal cortex in relation to emotional and social processing in aesthetic context. She uses functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to measure blood flow in the cortex.


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  • Location: 3.26, Psychology
    Campus: Turitea

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Emotion, Affective Neuroscience, fNIRS, Neuroaesthetics


Health and Well-being

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Field of research codes
Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology) (170101): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000)

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  • 2020 - Mona Ghanbari Noshari - Doctor of Philosophy
    What Do Mindfulness Scales Measure? Expectation Effects Examined

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