My research focuses on the dynamics of human interaction. More specifically, I am interested in how nonverbal behaviors play a role in human interactions, for instance in people's understanding of each other's emotions. Another line of my research focuses on the elicitation, detection, and consequences of deception.
See http://mariellestel.com for more information and the most recent list of publications
- Stel, M. & Van Koningsbruggen, G. M. (2015). Healthy food consumption in young women. The influence of others' eating behavior and body weight appearance. Appetite, 90, 240-247.
- Stel, M., Van Dijk, E., Smith, P. K., & Van Dijk, W.W., & Djalal, F. M. (2012). Lowering the pitch of your voice makes you feel more powerful and think more abstractly. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 497-502.
- Stel, M., Van Dijk, E., & Olivier, E. (2009). You want to know the truth? Then don’t mimic! Psychological Science, 20, 693-699.
- Stel, M. & Van Knippenberg, A. (2008). The role of facial mimicry in the recognition of affect. Psychological Science, 19, 984-985.
- Stel, M., Heuvel, van den, C., & Smeets, R.C. (2008). Facial feedback mechanisms in Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38, 1250–1258.