Grants, Papers & Awards

Major Grants

  • 2022–2025, Minerva Fast-Track Award, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Language evolution and adaptation in Diverse Situations, RAVIV €1M
  • 2022–24, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Independent Fellowship, Studying Social Interactions with Audiovisual Transformations, ARIAS £190k
  • 2021-24, Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowship, Equipping Artificial agents Psychologically-Derived Dynamic Facial Expressions, CHEN £180k
  • 2020–2023, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, From Data and Theory to Computational Models of More Effective Virtual Human Gestures, MARSELLA, £435k
  • 2019–2027, SOCIAL, UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training, Socially Intelligent Artificial Agents (SOCIAL AI), MARSELLA + colleagues, £4.9M
  • 2018–2024, European Research Council Starting Grant, Computing the Face Syntax of Social Communication, JACK £1.9M
  • 2018–23, Marie Curie Innovative Training Network, ENTWINE: The European Network on Informal Care, CROSS + Laban, €4M
  • 2018–2022, Philip Leverhulme Prize in Psychology, Using Art & Neuroscience to Inform Next Generation AI, CROSS £100k
  • 2016–2023, European Research Council Starting Grant, Mechanisms and Consequences of Attributing Socialness to Artificial Agents, CROSS €1.8M

Highlighted Papers

  • Raviv, L., Jacobson, S. L., Plotnik, J. M., Bowman, J., Lynch, V., & Benítez-Burraco, A. (2023). Elephants as an animal model for self-domestication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(15), e2208607120.
  • Snoek, L., Jack, R. E., Schyns, P. G., Garrod, O. G. B., Mittenbühler, M., Chen, C., Oosterwijk, S., & Scholte, H. S. (2023). Testing, explaining, and exploring models of facial expressions of emotions. Science Advances, 9(6), eabq8421.
  • Raviv, L., Lupyan, G., Green, S. C. (2022). How variability shapes learning and generalization. Trends in Cognitive Science.
  • Liu, M., Duan, Y., Ince, R. A. A., Chen, C., Garrod, O. G. B., Schyns, P. G., & Jack, R. E. (2022). Facial expressions elicit multiplexed perceptions of emotion categories and dimensions. Current Biology, 32(1), 200-209. 10.1016/j.cub.2021.10.035
  • Cross, E. S., & Ramsey, R. (2021). Mind Meets Machine: Towards a Cognitive Science of Human-Machine Interactions. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 25(3), 200–212.
  • Raviv, L., Meyer, A., Lev-Ari, S. (2019b). Larger communities create more systematic languages. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Science, 286(1907).
  • Barrett, L. F., Adolphs, R., Marsella, S., Martinez, A. M., & Pollak, S. D. (2019). Emotional expressions reconsidered: Challenges to inferring emotion from human facial movements. Psychological science in the public interest20(1), 1-68.

Prizes & Honors

  • 2022, Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS), RAVIV
  • 2021, Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), JACK
  • 2017, Spearman Medal, British Psychological Society (BPS), JACK
  • 2017, Grindley Travel Award, Experimental Psychology Society (EPS), CHEN
  • 2016, Rising Star, Association for Psychological Science (APS), JACK
  • 2016, Innovation Award, Social and Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS), JACK
  • 2015, Elsevier Research Travel Award, Vision Science Society (VSS), CHEN
  • 2015, Young Researcher Spotlight, International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE), JACK
  • 2014, Elected Member, Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Young Academy of Scotland (YAS), JACK
  • 2013, New Investigator Award, American Psychological Association (APA), JACK