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Gerald L. Clore

Gerald L. Clore

Gerald L. Clore, Commonwealth Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, studies the influence of emotion on thought and judgment. He formerly taught at the University of Illinois. He has been Associate Editor of Cognition and Emotion (1988-1996), and a faculty member in the NIMH Postdoctoral Training Consortium on Emotion (U-C Berkeley, 1991-1996; U Wisconsin, 1997-1999).

He has held visiting appointments at Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, and New York University, an NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University (1980), at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (1996-97), and at the Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio Italy (2003).

Books include The Cognitive Structure of Emotion (Cambridge, 1988) and Theories of Mood and Cognition (Erlbaum, 2001). His research on cognition and emotion generally and on the affective regulation of judgment, thought, and memory in particular has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Mental health.

Primary Interests:

  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Social Cognition

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Other Publications:

  • Clore, G.L. (2018). The impact of affect depends on its object. In R. Davidson, A. Shackman, A. Fox, & R. Lapate (Eds.), The nature of emotion: A volume of short essays addressing fundamental questions in emotion. Oxford University Press.
  • Clore, G.L. (2018). What is an emotion? In R. Davidson, A. Shackman, A. Fox, & R. Lapate (Eds.), The nature of emotion: A volume of short essays addressing fundamental questions in emotion. Oxford University Press.
  • Clore, G.L. (2016). The nature of emotion and the impact of affect. In R.J. Sternberg, S. T. Fiske, & D. J. Foss (Eds.). Scientists Making a Difference: One Hundred Eminent Behavior and Brain Scientists Talk About Their Most Important Contributions. New York: Cambridge
  • Clore, G. L. (2011). Thrilling thoughts: How changing your mind intensifies your emotions. In R. Arkin (Ed.) Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Talk About Hidden Gems (pp. 67-71). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Clore, G.L. & Reinhard, D. A. (2018). Emotional intensity: It’s the thought that counts. In R. Davidson, A. Shackman, A. Fox, & R. Lapate (Eds.), the nature of emotion: A volume of short essays addressing fundamental questions in emotion. Oxford University Press.
  • Clore, G.L. & Robinson, M.D. (2018). Five questions about emotion: Implications for social-personality psychology in Kay Deaux and Mark Snyder (Eds.) Oxford handbook of personality and social psychology (2nd ed.). Oxford University Press.
  • Clore, G. L. & Robinson, M.D. (2012). Knowing Our Emotions: How Do We Know What We Feel? in Vazire, S. & Wilson, T.D. (Eds.). Handbook of Self-Knowledge (pp. 194-209). New York: Guilford Press.
  • Clore, G.L. & Schiller, A. J. (2016). New light on the affect-cognition connection. In L.F. Barrett, M. Lewis, & J.M. Haviland-Jones (Eds.) The handbook of emotions, 4th Edition (pp. 532-546). New York: Guilford Press.
  • Clore, G.L. & Schnall, S. (2018). The Influence of affect on attitudes. In D. Albarracín & B. T. Johnson, (Eds.) The handbook of attitudes, 2nd Edition (pp. 359-290). New York, NY: Psychology Press.
  • Huntsinger, J. R. & Clore, G. L. (2011). Emotion and social metacognition. In, P. Briñol and K. DeMarree (Eds.), Social Metacognition (pp. 199-217). Psychology Press: New York.
  • Schwarz, N., & Clore, G. L. (2007). Feelings and phenomenal experiences. In E. T. Higgins & A. Kruglanski (Eds.), Social Psychology. A Handbook of Basic Principles (2nd ed., pp. 385-407). New York: Guilford Press.

Courses Taught:

  • Distinguished Majors in Psychology Seminar
  • Seminar on Emotion and Cognition

Gerald L. Clore
Department of Psychology
P.O. Box 400400
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4400
United States

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