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Dr Etienne Roesch

Dr Etienne Roesch
Job Title:
Associate Professor
Dr Etienne Roesch


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  • Telephone:
    +44 (0) 118 378 8581
  • +44 (0) 118 975 1994 (Fax)
  • Building
    Systems Engineering, Room 161


PGT Admissions Tutor / Programme Director of the MSc. in Cognitive


PYM0FM fMRI Data Analysis

PY1SN Systems Neuroscience


2016 Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Fellow of the HEA), Univ. Reading

2004 - 2009 PhD in Psychology, Univ. of Geneva (CH)

2002 - 2003 MSc in Cognitive Science, Univ. Lyon II (FR)

2000 - 2002 ΒSc in Cognitive Science, Univ. Lyon II (FR)

1999 - 2000 ΒSc in Computer Science, Heriot-Watt Univ.

1997 - 1999 DUT in Software Engineering, Univ. Strasbourg (FR)

Areas of Interest

Perception, Attention, Consciousness, Emotion, Technology (brain-computer interfaces, big data, internet of things)

Research groups / Centres

Cybernetics Intelligence Research
Systems Neuroscience Research



Number of items: 29.

Rougier, N. P., Hinsen, K., Alexandre, F., Arildsen, T., Barba, L., Benureau, F. C. Y., Brown, C. T., de Buyl, P., Caglayan, O., Davison, A. P., Delsuc, A., Detorakis, G., Diem, A. K., Drix, D., Enel, P., Girard, B., Guest, O., Hall, M. G., Henriques, R. N., Hinaut, X., Jaron, K. S., Khamassi, M., Klein, A., Manninen, T., Marchesi, P., McGlinn, D., Metzner, C., Petchey, O. L., Plesser, H. E., Poisot, T., Ram, K., Roesch, E., Rossant, C., Rostami, V., Shifman, A., Stachelek, J., Stimberg, M., Stollmeier, F., Vaggi, F., Viejo, G., Vitay, J., Vostinar, A., Yurchak, R. and Zito, T. (2017) Sustainable computational science: the ReScience initiative. PeerJ Computer Science, 3. e142. ISSN 2376-5992 doi:

Nicolaou, N., Malik, A., Daly, I., Weaver, J., Hwang, F., Kirke, A., Roesch, E. B., Williams, D., Miranda, E. R. and Nasuto, S. J. (2017) Directed motor-auditory EEG connectivity is modulated by music tempo. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11. 502. ISSN 1662-5161 doi:

Keeling, T. P., Roesch, E. B. and Clements-Croome, D. (2016) Cognitive appraisals affect both embodiment of thermal sensation and its mapping to thermal evaluation. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. 800. ISSN 1664-1078 doi:

Bishop, J. M., Nasuto, S. J., Tanay, T., Roesch, E. B. and Spencer, M. C. (2016) HeX and the single anthill: playing games with Aunt Hillary. In: Müller, V. C. (ed.) Fundamental Issues of Artificial Intelligence. Synthese Library, 376 (376). Springer, pp. 369-390. ISBN 9783319264837 doi:

Roesch, E. (2016) In search of a new looking glass: cognitive science is not dead, it is just asleep. Constructivist Foundations, 11 (2). pp. 419-420. ISSN 1782-348X

Williams, D., Kirke, A., Miranda, E. R., Roesch, E., Daly, I. and Nasuto, S. (2015) Investigating affect in algorithmic composition systems. Psychology of Music, 43 (6). pp. 831-854. ISSN 0305-7356 doi:

Keeling, T., Clements-Croome, D. and Roesch, E. (2015) The effect of agile workspace and remote working on experiences of privacy, crowding and satisfaction. Buildings, 5 (3). pp. 880-898. ISSN 2075-5309 doi:

Williams, D., Kirke, A., Miranda, E., Daly, I., Hallowell, J., Weaver, J., Malik, A., Roesch, E., Hwang, F. and Nasuto, S. (2015) Investigating perceived emotional correlates of rhythmic density in algorithmic music composition. ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 12 (3). pp. 1-21. ISSN 1544-3965 doi:

Nasuto, S. J., Bishop, J. M., Roesch, E. B. and Spencer, M. (2015) Zombie mouse in a Chinese Room. Philosophy & Technology, 28 (2). pp. 209-223. ISSN 2210-5433 doi:

Williams, D., Kirke, A., Eaton, J., Miranda, E., Daly, I., Hallowell, J., Roesch, E., Hwang, F. and Nasuto, S. (2015) Dynamic game soundtrack generation in response to a continously varying emotional trajectory. In: 56th International Conference: Audio for Games, 11-13 Feb 2015, London, England.

Daly, I., Malik, A., Hwang, F., Roesch, E., Weaver, J., Kirke, A., Williams, D., Miranda, E. and Nasuto, S. (2014) Neural correlates of emotional responses to music: an EEG study. Neuroscience Letters, 573. pp. 52-57. ISSN 0304-3940 doi:

Roesch, E., Stahl, F. and Gaber, M. M. (2014) Bigger data for Big Data: from Twitter to brain-computer interface. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37 (1). pp. 97-98. ISSN 0140-525X doi:

Daly, I., Williams, D., Hwang, F., Kirke, A., Malik, A., Roesch, E., Weaver, J., Miranda, E. and Nasuto, S. (2014) Brain-computer music interfacing for continuous control of musical tempo. In: 6th International Brain-Computer Interface Conference, 16-19 Sept 2014, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

Daly, I., Hallowell, J., Hwang, F., Kirke, A., Malik, A., Roesch, E., Weaver, J., Williams, D., Miranda, E. and Nasuto, S. (2014) Changes in music tempo entrain movement related brain activity. In: 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 26-30 Aug. 2014, Chicago, IL, pp. 4595-4598.

Williams, D., Kirke, A., Miranda, E., Daly, I., Roesch, E., Weaver, J. and Nasuto, S. (2014) Evaluating perceptual separation in a pilot system for affective composition. In: The joint Sound and Music Computing Conference and International Computer Music Conference, 14 - 20 Sept 2014, Athens, Greece.

Daly, I., Williams, D., Hwang, F., Kirke, A., Malik, A., Roesch, E., Weaver, J., Miranda, E. and Nasuto, S. (2014) Investigating music tempo as a feedback mechanism for closed-loop BCI control. Brain-Computer Interfaces, 1 (3-4). pp. 158-169. ISSN 2326-263X doi:

Morriss, J., Taylor, A. N. W., Roesch, E. and Van Reekum, C. (2013) Still feeling it: the time course of emotional recovery from an attentional perspective. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7. 201. ISSN 1662-5161 doi:

Roesch, E. B., Nasuto, S. J. and Bishop, J. M. (2012) Emotion and anticipation in an enactive framework for cognition (response to Andy Clark). Frontiers in Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 3 (398). ISSN 1664-1078 doi:

Krumhuber, E. G., Tamarit, L., Roesch, E. B. and Scherer, K. R. (2012) FACSGen 2.0 animation software: generating three-dimensional FACS-valid facial expressions for emotion research. Emotion, 12 (2). pp. 351-363. ISSN 1931-1516 doi:

Roesch, E. B., Korsten, N., Fragopanagos, N. F., Taylor, J. G., Grandjean, D. and Sander, D. (2011) Biological computational constraints to the psychological modelling of emotion. In: Paolo, P., Pelachaud, C. and Cowie, R. (eds.) Emotion-Oriented Systems: the Humaine Handbook. Springer, pp. 47-64. ISBN 9783642151835

Roesch, E. B. (2011) Editorial: “Theories and Models” of emotion. In: Petta, P., Pelachaud, C. and Cowie, R. (eds.) Emotion-oriented Systems: The Humaine Handbook. Cognitive Technologies. Springer, pp. 3-8. ISBN 9783642151835

Roesch, E. B., Tamarit, L., Reveret, L., Grandjean, D., Sander, D. and Scherer, K. R. (2011) FACSGen: a tool to synthesize emotional facial expressions through systematic manipulation of facial action units. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 35 (1). pp. 1-16. ISSN 0191-5886 doi:

Scherer, K. R., Banziger, T. and Roesch, E. B., eds. (2010) A blueprint for affective computing: A sourcebook. Series in Affective Science . Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp416. ISBN 9780199566709

Roesch, E. B., Sander, D., Mumenthaler, C., Kerzel, D. and Scherer, K. R. (2010) Psychophysics of emotion: the QUEST for emotional attention. Journal of Vision, 10 (3). 4. ISSN 1534-7362 doi:

Krumhuber, E., Tamarit, L., Scherer, K. R. and Roesch, E. B. (2010) FACSGen 2.0: facial expression animation based on FACS. In: SSPNET 2nd International Symposium on Facial Analysis and Animation, 21 Oct 2010, Edinburgh, Scotland. doi:

Fidjeland, A. K., Roesch, E. B., Shanahan, M. P. and Luk, W. (2009) NeMo: a platform for neural modelling of spiking neurons using GPUs. In: 20th IEEE International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors, 2009. ASAP 2009. IEEE, pp. 137-144. ISBN 9780769537320 doi:

Santesso, D. L., Meuret, A. E., Hofmann, S. G., Mueller, E. M., Ratner, K. G., Roesch, E. B. and Pizzagalli, D. A. (2008) Electrophysiological correlates of spatial orienting towards angry faces: a source localization study. Neuropsychologia, 45 (6). pp. 1338-1348. ISSN 0028-3932 doi:

Fontaine, J. R., Scherer, K. R., Roesch, E. B. and Ellsworth, P. (2007) The world of emotions is not two-dimensional. Psychological Science, 18 (12). pp. 1050-1057. ISSN 0956-7976

Roesch, E., Sander, D. and Scherer, K. R. (2007) The link between temporal attention and emotion: a playground for psychology, neuroscience, and plausible artificial neural networks. In: de Sá , J. M., Alexandre, L. A., Duch, W. and Mandic, D. (eds.) Artificial Neural Networks – ICANN 2007. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (4669). Springer, Berlin, pp. 859-868. ISBN 9783540746935 doi: (17th International Conference, Porto, Portugal, September 9-13, 2007, Proceedings, Part II)

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