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Zorana Ivcevic Pringle

Senior Research Scientist

Appointments

Biography

Zorana Ivcevic Pringle, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Creativity and Emotions lab at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Zagreb in Croatia, received her doctorate from the University of New Hampshire, and did postdoctoral work at the Interpersonal Communication and Interaction laboratory at Tufts University. Dr. Ivcevic’s research interests center around the role of emotion and emotions and self-regulation in creativity across domains, as well as self-expression in different contexts of everyday life. She collaborated with colleagues from China, Denmark, Spain, China, and Croatia and published her research in journals such as Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Personality, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Creativity Research Journal, Journal of Creative Behavior and others. She is Associate Editor of Creativity Research Journal, and served as Associate Editor of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, and the International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving. Dr. Ivcevic received the Award for Excellence in Research from the Mensa Education and Research Foundation for her research on emotional intelligence an emotional creativity, as well as the Berlyne Award for Outstanding Early Career Achievement in psychology of aesthetics, creativity and the arts. She has been elected Fellow of the Division 10 of the Division 10 of the American Psychological Association.

Activities

  • Creativity realized: Self-regulation in the creative process of artists and scientists
    Bologna, Italy 2022
  • Self-regulation for creativity
    Minneapolis, United States 2022
  • Adding context to the relationship between passion and creativity
    Seattle, United States 2022
  • From having ideas to making them happen: Self-regulation in creativity
    New York, United States 2022
    Keynote address, Leadership Conference
  • Using emotions to solve problems
    Cambridge, United States 2020
  • The role of emotional intelligence in engagement and burnout of hospital staff
    Toronto, Canada 2019
  • What is empathy-building?
    Washington, United States (2019-2022)
  • From having ideas to making them happen: Self-regulation in creativity
    Dubrovnik, Croatia 2019
  • Emotions inspire and fuel creativity
    Santander, Spain 2019
  • Emotionally intelligent behavior of supervisors affects employee creativity.
    Chicago, United States 2019
  • Where do we go next: Creativity and emotions
    Geneva, Switzerland 2019
  • Emotion abilities and achievement
    Paris, France 2019
  • Teaching emotion skills in an art center
    Dharamshala, India 2018
  • States of flow: Not beyond anxiety, but right at the heart of it?
    Aarhus, Denmark 2018
  • Creativity and emotion: Beyond positive and negative emotion dichotomy
    San Francisco, United States 2018
  • Teaching emotion and creativity skills through the arts
    Phoenix, United States 2018
  • Mixed feelings about school: Examining jointly experienced positive and negative emotions with co-occurrence network analysis.
    Tampere, Finland 2017
  • Emotional ambivalence and creativity in the workplace
    Washington, United States 2017
  • Emotions and creativity revised
    Porto, Portugal 2017
  • Creative process: From ideas to products and everywhere in between
    Providence, United States 2017
  • Development of figural and verbal creativity in Spanish children
    Denver, United States 2016
  • How do U.S. high school students feel at school?
    Chicago, United States 2016
  • How do high school students feel at school? Concerning lessons from a national survey
    Baltimore, United States 2016
  • Emotions and creativity: Where do we go from here?
    Toronto, Canada 2015
  • Achieving creativity: Emotions matter and the arts can help
    Madrid, Spain 2014
  • Measuring creativity across domains
    Taipei, Taiwan 2008

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Berlyne Award for Outstanding Early Career Achievement in psychology of aesthetics, creativity, and the artsAmerican Psychological Association, Division 102014
Award for Excellence in ResearchMensa Education and Research Foundation2007

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Creativity Research JournalAssociate Editor2022 - Present
Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the ArtsAssociate Editor2017 - 2022
International Journal of Creativity and Problem SolvingAssociate Editor2013 - 2018

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