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Psychologist , researcher

Jaume Rossello-Mir, Spanish psychologist, researcher. Achievements include research in attention and perception; research in motivation and emotion; first to how the brain computes aesthetics (research using MEG and fMRI, research in sole cognitive traits of modern humankin). He is currently Associate Professor at the University of the Baleric Islands). More info: http://evocog.org/es/investigadores/personal-permanente/jaume-rossello/

Background

Rossello-Mir, Jaume was born August 29, 1963 in Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, Spain. Son of Jaime Rossello Sastre, MDr., and Ana Mir Bosch.After obtaining his psychologist degree in 1988, he spent a formative period as a fellow research at the University of Bologna (Italy). Afterwards, he moved to the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He received his Ph.D. from the UIB (2001). His dissertation was awarded with special distinction by the University of the Balearic Islands and with a First Research Award by the City Council of Barcelona. He has published extensively in national and international journals with ISI impact factor (Thomson and Reuters), gaining recognition for eighteen years of international-quality research, i.e., three periods of 6 years on research work (sexenios) recognized by the Spanish committee for the assessment of the research action (CNEAI).Dr. Rosselló-Mir is a member of the staff of the Hu

man Evolution and Cognition Group (http://www.evocog.org/) (UIB-CSIC) since 2005. Nowadays, his research interests focus on affective processing and their influence on higher order cognition. Particularly, he is actively participating in several projects dealing with the effects of affective and sexual priming (conscious and nonconscious) on moral judgments, aesthetic preferences and decision making. He is also interested in the applied aspects of implicit measures and in the effects of emotional factors on cognitive performance and attitudes (human factors, affective ergonomics, branding).

Research Topics: Experimental Psychology, Social Cognition, Experimental Aesthetics, Moral Judgment, Emotion, Motivation, Affective priming, Implicit measures, Visual Attention, Road Safety (Human Factors), Branding.

Education

Degree in psychology, University Balearic, Palma de Mallorca; Doctor of Philosophy, University Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, 1988; Postgrad., Autonomous University Barcelona, 2000—2001.

Career

Assistant University Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, 1988—1991, lecturer, since 1991, vice director department psychology, 1997—2000, secretary department psychology, 1999—2000; Clinical psychologist, manager Centre d'Intervencio Donductual, Behavioural Treatment Center, Palma de Mallorca, 1988—1993; fellow Istituto di Clinica Neurologica, University Bologna, Italy, 1990; chief researcher Direcion General De Trafico-Spanish Traffic General Council, Palma de Mallorca, 1997—2000; collaborator researcher INTRAS-Traffic Institute, University Valencia, Spain, 1998—2002; invited teacher Autonomous University, Barcelona, 2001—2001; researcher Human Systematics Laboratory, Palma de Mallorca, since 2002; director Sci. Interchange and Publication Service, Palma de Mallorca, since 2004; editor University Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, since 2004; Author: Psychology of Attention, Psychology of Attention: An Introduction to the Study of Attentional Mechanism, Psychology of Feeling: Motivation and Emotion; editor: Attention and Perception, Contributions to History of Psychology; translator: Assessment and Treatment of Insomnia; editor: (literary editions) Edicions de la Riba, 1988-1992; author: (poetry book) Twenty Previous Poems, 1992, L'avenc, 1994, Darkness' Events, 1998, Light Means Shadow; editor: (poetry collection) Pa d'or, 1988-1992; contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

Achievements

  • research in attention and perception

  • research in motivation and emotion

  • first to how the brain computes aesthetics (research using Magnetoencephalography and Functional Magnetic Resonance

  • research in sole cognitive traits of modern humankind

  • Achievements include research in attention and perception; research in motivation and emotion; first to how the brain computes aesthetics (research using Magnetoencephalography and Functional Magnetic Resonance; research in sole cognitive traits of modern humankind

  • Achievements include research in attention and perception; research in motivation and emotion; first to how the brain computes aesthetics (research using Magnetoencephalography and Functional Magnetic Resonance; research in sole cognitive traits of modern humankind

Membership

  • Master: Balear Association for the Study Road Safety and Transports (correspondent; president 1999?Co2005); fellow: Acompanyament al Final de la Vida-Friends of Hospices (honorary; psychological

  • Catalan Writers Association (associate)

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, literature, music, diving, nature, cosmology, anthropology, catalan culture.

Connections

father:
Jaime

mother:
Ana