I'm a Master of Arts in Design with a specialization in Visual Commuication and a research focus on Emotion Visualization.

I'm a Master of Arts in Design with a specialization in Visual Commuication and a research focus on Emotion Visualization.


The following publications and projects were influential to my research:

Emotion Research & Social Sciences

Alderman, Lesley. “The Year of Conquering Negativity.” The New York Times, January 10, 2017.

Creswell, J. David, Baldwin M. Way, Naomi I. Eisenberger, and Matthew D. Lieberman, “Neural Correlates of Dispositional Mindfulness During Affect Labeling.” Psychosomatic Medicine 69, no.6 (2007): 560-65.

Darwin, Charles. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965.

Ekman, Paul. “What Scientists Who Study Emotion Agree About.” Perspectives on Psychological Science 11, no. 1 (2016): 31-34.

Ekman, Paul. “Emotional and Conversational Nonverbal Signals.” Language, Knowledge, and Representation. Philosophical Studies Series 99 (2004): 39-50.

Ekman, Paul. "An Argument for Basic Emotions.” Cognition and Emotion 6, no. 3 (1992): 169-200.

Ekman, Paul and Wallace V. Friesen. "The Repertoire of Nonverbal Behavior: Categories, Origins, Usage, and Coding.” Semiotica 1, no.1 (1969): 49-98.

Ekman, Paul. "Should We Call it Expression or Communication?" Innovation 10, no. 4 (1997): 333-344.

Freud, Sigmund. The Interpretation of Dreams. New York, NY: Random House, 1994.

Freud, Sigmund. The Unconscious. London: Penguin, 2005.

Goldstein, Kurt. Nature in the Light of Psychopathology. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1951.

Kashdan, Todd, Lisa Feldman and Patrick McKnight. "Unpacking Emotion Differentiation." Current Directions in Psychological Science 24, no. 1 (2015): 10-16.

Kim, Alan, "Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2016/entries/wilhelm-wundt.

Kim, Young-Suk. “Effects of Expressive Writing Among Mexican and Korean Bilinguals on Social, Physical, and Mental Well-being.” Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Texas, Austin. 2004.

L’Abate, Luciano. Distance Writing and Computer-assisted Interventions in Psychiatry and Mental Health. Westport, CT: Ablex Pub., 2001.

Lewis, Michael, Jeannette M. Haviland-Jones, and Lisa Feldman Barrett, Handbook of Emotions. New York: Guilford, 2008.

Lieberman, Matthew, Naomi Eisenberger, Molly Crockett, Sabrina Tom, Jennifer Pfeifer, and Baldwin Way. "Putting Feelings Into Words: Affect Labeling Disrupts Amygdala Activity in Response to Affective Stimuli." Psychological Science 18, no. 5 (2007): 421–428.

Mehrabian, Albert. “Pleasure-Arousal-Dominance: A General Framework for Describing and Measuring Individual Differences in Temperament.” Current Psychology: Developmental, Learning, Personality, Social 14, no. 4 (1996): 261-292.

Nummenmaa, Lauri, Enrico Glerean, Riitta Hari, and Jari Hietanen. “Bodily Maps of Emotion.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111.2 (2013): 646-651.

Pennebaker, James W. Emotion, Disclosure, and Health. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association, 1995.

Pennebaker, James, Lisa Sharp, and Michelle Colder Carras. "Accelerating the Coping Process." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 58, no. 3 (1990): 528-537.

Plutchik, Robert. “The Nature of Emotions.” American Scientist 89, no. 4 (2001): 344-350.

Plutchik, Robert. “A General Psychoevolutionary Theory of Emotion.” Emotion: Theory, Research, and Experience, 1 (1980): 3-33.

Plutchik, Robert. Emotion: A Psychoevolutionary Synthesis. New York City, NY: Harper and Row, 1980.

Reisenzein, Rainer. "Pleasure-Arousal Theory and the Intensity of Emotions." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 67, no. 3 (1994): 525-539.

Rull, Carmelo Pérez. “The Emotion Control Metaphors.” Journal of English Studies 3 (2001-2): 179-192.

Russell, James A. “A Circumplex Model of Affect.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 39, no. 6 (1980): 1161-1178

Sacharin, Vera, Katja Schlegel, and Klaus Scherer. “Geneva Emotion Wheel Rating Study.” Unpublished report, University of Geneva. 2012.

Scherer, Klaus R. “What Are Emotions? And How Can They Be Measured?” Social Science Information 44, no. 4 (2005): 695-729.

Slatcher, Richard B, and and James W. Pennebaker. "Emotional Expression and Health.” Chapter. In Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health & Medicine, edited by Susan Ayers, Andrew Baum, Chris McManus, Stanton Newman, Kenneth Walton, John Weinman, and Robert West, 2nd ed., 84-87. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Spence, Donald P. Narrative Truth and Historical Truth: Meaning and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis. New York: W.W. Norton, 1982.

Type, Michael. “Qualia.” Stanford University. Accessed July 15, 2016. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qualia.

Wallerstein, Robert S. “Foreword,” in Narrative Truth and Historical Truth: Meaning and Interpretation in Psychoanalysis, ed. Donald P. Spence, 10-14. New York: W.W. Norton, 1982.

Wilson, Timothy D. "Self-Knowledge and the Adaptive Conscious." Neurosciences and the Human Person: New Perspectives on Human Activities, 2013.

Wilson, T. D. and D.T. Gilbert.“Explaining Away: A Model of Affective Adaptation.” Perspectives on Psychological Science 3, no.5 (2008): 370-386.

Wood, Adrienne and Paula Niedenthal. "Language Limits the Experience of Emotions." Physics of Life Reviews 13 (2015): 95-98.

Wood, Adrienne, Gary Lupyan, and Paula Niedenthal. “Why Do We Need Emotion Words in the First Place? Commentary on Lakoff.” Emotion Review 8, no. 3 (2016): 274-283.

Wundt, Wilhelm Max. Grundriss Der Psychologie. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 1896.

Design & Visualization

Bertin, Jacques. Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps. Redlands: ESRI Press, 2010.

Bertin, Jacques. Graphische Darstellungen und Die Graphische Weiterverarbeitung der Information. Berlin: de Gruyter, 1982.

Bohnacker, Hartmut, Benedikt Gross, Julia Laub, and Claudius Lazzeroni. Generative Gestaltung: Entwerfen, Programmieren, Visualisieren. Mainz: Schmidt, 2009.

Card, Stuart K., Jock D. Mackinlay, and Ben Shneiderman. Readings in Information Visualization: Using Vision to Think. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann, 1999.

Felton, Nicholas, 2005-2015. Feltron Annual Reports. Printed Books.

Gansterer, Nikolaus. Drawing a Hypothesis - Figures of Thought. Vienna: Springer Vienna Architecture, 2001.

Goleman, Daniel. Emotional Intelligence. New York: Bantam, 2005.

Gyr, Marcel, and Christoph Bangert. “Keine Zeit Für Wut – Vier Schicksale Zwei Jahre Nach «Fukushima».” Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Accessed March 20, 2016. http://storytelling.nzz.ch.s3-website-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/2013/fukushima/.

Harris, Jonathan and Sep Kamvar. “We Feel Fine.” Wefeelfine.Org. Accessed March 20, 2016. http://wefeelfine.org.

Heller, Steven and Rick Landers. Infographic Designers’ Sketchbook. New York City, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2014.
Herdeg, Walter. Graphis Diagrams: The Graphic Visualization of Abstract Data. New York City, NY: Graphis Press, 1981.

“In Flight: See The Planes In The Sky Right Now.” The Guardian. January 22, 2014. https://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2014/aviation-100-years.

Kirk, Andy. Data Visualization: A Successful Design Process. Birmingham: Packt Publishing Ltd, 2012.

Klein, Matthew. “How Americans Die.” Bloomberg. Accessed March 20, 2016. https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/dataview/how-americans-die/.

Lima, Manuel. “Information Visualization Manifesto.” Visual Complexity (blog), August 30, 2009, http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc/blog/?p=644.

Lupi, Giorgia. “Data Humanism, The Revolution Will Be Visualized: We’ve Reached Peak Infographics. Are You Ready For What Comes Next?.” Medium (blog), February 1, 2017, https://medium.com/@giorgialupi/data-humanism-the-revolution-will-be-visualized-31486a30dbfb#.73hgqusx9.

Lupi, Giorgia and Stefanie Posavec. 2015. Dear Data. Analog Visualization.

Meyer, Eric and Sara Wachter-Boettcher. Design For Real Life. New York City, NY: A Book Apart, 2016.

“Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind.” Drones. 2013. http://drones.pitchinteractive.com.

Panetta, Francesca, Lindsay Poulton, and Andrew Mason. “6×9: A Virtual Experience Of Solitary Confinement.” The Guardian. Last modified 2017. Accessed March 20, 2016. https://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2016/apr/27/6x9-a-virtual-experience-of-solitary-confinement.

Sagmeiter, Stefan. “You Are Not A Storyteller.” Vimeo video, 2:00. June 16, 2014, https://vimeo.com/98368484.

Stamen Design. “The Ekmans’ Atlas Of Emotion.” The Ekmans’ Atlas Of Emotions. Last modified 2016. http://atlasofemotions.com.

Thorp, Jer Golan Levin and Paola Antonelli. EYEO Converge to Inspire 2011-2015. Minneapolis, MN: Eyeo Festical, 2015.

Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphic Press. 2015.

Tufte, Edward. Envisioning Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphics, 1990.

Tufte, Edward R. Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. Cheshire, CT: Graphics, 1997.

Walter, Aarron, and Jarel Spool. Designing for Emotion. New York City, NY: Book Apart, 2011.


Kövecses, Zoltán. Metaphor and Emotion: Language, Culture, and Body in Human Feeling. Cambridge: U.K.: Cambridge UP, 2000.

Lakoff, George. “Anger.” In Women, Fire and Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal about the Mind, 340-412. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1987.

Lakoff, George and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1980.

Robinson, Andrew. “The Origins of Writing.” In Communication in History: Technology, Culture, Society, edited by David Crowley and Paul Heyer, 27-37. New York: Longman, 1991.

Wahlman, Maude. Signs & Symbols: African Images in African American Quilts. Atlanta, GA: Tinwood Books, 2001.


Aurelius, Marcus and Gregory Hays. Meditations. New York: Modern Library, 2002.

Haugeland, John. Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989.

Shotwell, James T. An Introduction to the History of History. New York: Columbia University Press, 1922.

Vico, Giambattista. The New Science of Giambattista Vico. 3d. Ed. Ithaca, NY: Cornell U.P., 1970.

Wells, H.G. A Short History of the World. New York: Macmillan, 1922.

Wolf, Gary. “The Data-Driven Life.” The New York Times Magazine, April 28, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/02/magazine/02self-measurement-t.html.