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Dr. Katalin Balint


Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

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Kontakt

eMail: katalin.balint@phil.uni-augsburg.de

Telefon: +49 821 598 5935

Adresse

Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg
Gebäude D, Raum 5049

Publikationen

Balint, K. and Tan, E. “It feels like there are hooks inside my chest.” The construction of narrative absorption experiences using image schemata. Projections: The Journal for movies and minds. Accepted for publication.

Bálint, KE. “The film swells up in my head” – Narrative Engagement as a Form of Altered State of Mind (Hungarian). In: Andrea Dull and Katalin Varga (Eds.): Suggestive environmental communication. L’Harmattan. Accepted for publication.

Bálint, KE, Kovács, AB. The Effect of Focalization and Attachment on Film Viewers’ Responses to Film Characters: Mixing experimental design with qualitative data collection. In: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard and Christopher J. Olson (Eds.): Making Sense of Cinema. Empirical Studies into Film Spectators and Spectatorship. Accepted for publication.

Bálint, K., Doicaru, M., Tan, E. Anatomy of Suspense. Dissecting a case of the film experience. Metropolis, 18:2, 40-49.

Papp-Zipernovszky, O., Balint, K., Kovacs, A.B.: Cognition and emotion in the reception of film narratives. (Hungarian) Proceedings of the Narrated emotions – philosophical and psychological perspectives conference. 2014, Philosophy department, University of ELTE, Hungary.

Bálint, K., Nagy, T., & Csabai, M. (2014). The effect of patient-centeredness and gender of professional role models on trainees’ mentalization responses. Implications for film-aided education. Patient Education and Counseling, 97(1), 52–58. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2014.06.005

Tölgyes, A., Bálint, KE. and Kovary, Z. (2013). Identification and Anxiety: Investigation of film viewers - Lars von Trier’s Melancholia (Hungarian). Imágó Budapest (online). URL: http://imagobudapest.imagoegyesulet.hu/index.php/tanulmanyok/84-identifikacio-es-szorongas-lars-von-trier-melankolia-cimu-filmjenek-befogadas-vizsgalata

Bálint, KE & Kovács AB (2012). Focalization and Attachment. Studying the interaction effect of narrative and psychological factors in film viewers’ emotional responses (Hungarian). Pszichológia, 32(3), 271-291.

Bálint, KE. (2011). Gaze of the Film Character: the Impact of Internal Focalization on Film Viewing Experience (Hungarian). Imágó Budapest, (3), 77-94.

Bálint, KE. & Bárdos Gy. (2008). Physical Contact in Psychotherapy (Hungarian). Pszichoterápia, (17)2, 109-120.

Bálint, KE. Are Women Really Focalized?. PSYART: A Hyperlink Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts. December 15, 2009. http://www.psyartjournal.com/article/show/blint-are_women_really_focalized. (March 15, 2011)

 

Herausgegebene Bücher

Empirical Film Studies I-II. Thematic volumes of the Metropolis Journal, 2014 winter, 2015 spring.

Film Art and Psychoanalysis. Thematic volume of the Thalassa Journal, 2010,  21(4), 104 p. Co-editor: Ferenc Eros.

Mass Art and Psychoanalysis. Thematic volume of Imágó Budapest Journal, 2012, 23(4), 106 p. Co-editor: Zsolt Kelemen.

The Encounter of the Screen and the Couch. Conference proceedings of the First Hungarian Conference of Film and Psychology. 2006, Thalassa, Budapest. Co-editors: Edina Fecskó and Orsolya Papp-Zipernovszky.

 

Präsentationen

2015

 “Movies and minds: social cognition and engagement with fictional characters.” Invited lecture at the School of Psychology, University College Dublin, Ireland.

 

2014

  “Visual triggers of mentalization in film narratives.” Invited lecture at the Dhún Laoghaire University (IADT). Dublin, Ireland.

 “Subjective experience of absorption with literary and cinematic narratives.” Invited lecture at the Institution for Empirical Aesthetics. Frankfurt, Germany.

 “Importance of role ‐model characteristics in film‐aided education. Patient‐ centeredness and gender effect”. (co-presenter: Prof. Csabai Márta) EACH International conference on communication in healthcare. 28 September – 1 October, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 “Phenomenology of the foregrounding experience in film and literature.” (co-presenter: Frank Hakemulder) Presented at the conference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media. 21-25 July, Torino, Italy.

 “The interrelation of cognitive and emotional responses during film viewing – the effect of the causal structure of narratives.” (co-presenter: Orsolya Papp-Zipernovszky, András Bálint Kovács) Paper presented at the conference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media. 21-25 July, Torino, Italy.

 “How foregrounding enters life: Improved self-understanding and deviating stylistic techniques.” StoryNet Workshop “Narrative effects on the individual and the social” 27-28 June, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology. Budapest, Hungary.

 “Describing What It is Like to be Absorbed in a Movie: The Container Metaphor” (Co-presenter Ed. S. Tan) Paper presented at the Conference of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image. 11-14 June, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

 “Viewer versus Film: Exploring Interaction Effects of Immersion and Cognitive Stance on the Heart Rate and Self-Reported Engagement of Viewers of Short Films.” Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image (co-presenter Brendan Rooney, Ellis Hennessy). 11-14 June, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

2013

 “Phenomenology of the Foregrounding Experience in Film and Literature.” Invited lecture at the University of Groningen, Research Faculty of Arts. 

“Cognition and emotion in viewers of narrative films.” Paper presented at the Narrated emotions – philosophical and psychological perspectives conference (co-presenter: Orsolya Papp-Zipernovszky). Philosophy department, University of ELTE, Hungary.

 “Anatomy of suspense: dissecting a case of the film experience.” Paper presented at the Conference of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image (co-presenters Miruna Doicaru & Ed S. Tan). Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany.

 “Exploratory study on the subjective experience of absorption.” Paper presented at the Lost In Story Worlds Symposium, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

2012

 “Interaction effect of focalization and attachment on emotional involvement with sad animation films.” Paper presented at the Conference of StoryNet and the Research Priority Area Communication of  ASCoR, University of Amsterdam.

 “Mentalization and emotional engagement. The effects of visual codes of internal focalization on film viewers.” Paper presented at the Fourth Hungarian Conference of Film and Psychology (co-presenters: Tibor Polya). University of Pecs, Hungary. 

 “Identification and anxiety: Investigation of the film viewing experience with Lars van Trier’s Melancholia.” Paper presented at the Fourth Hungarian Conference of Film and Psychology (co-presenters: Arabella Tolgyes, Zoltan Kovary). University of Pecs, Hungary. 

2011

 “Listening, Reading or Watching a Dialogue: Emotional and Empathic Responses Elicited by Different Representation Forms.” Paper presented at the Conference of the European Network of Cinema and Film Studies (co-presenter: Marta Csabai). London, UK.

 “Taxonomy and Empirical Research of Cinema Spectators’ Emotional Response - an Integrative Perspective.” Paper presented at the Conference of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image. Budapest, Hungary.

2010

 “Are women really focalised? - Overlap between the concepts of male gaze and focalisation in film theory.” Poster presentation at the Alps Adria Psychology Conference. University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

 “Featuring the Film Viewer: Free Associations Evoked by Short Fiction Films.” Paper presented at the Alps Adria Psychology Conference (co-presenters: Orsolya Papp-Zipernovszky, Andras Balint Kovacs). University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

„Empirical Study of Film Viewing.” Paper presented at the Third Hungarian Conference of Film and Psychology (co-presenters: Orsolya Papp-Zipernovszky, András Bálint Kovács). University of Pecs, Hungary.

 “Patterns of Empathic Responses of Healthcare Professionals Evoked by Moving Pictures” Paper presented at the Third Hungarian Conference of Film and Psychology (co-presenters: Márta Csabai, Katalin Szili and Anna Borgos). University of Pecs, Hungary.

 “Empirical Study of the Personality Determinants of Emotional Engagement with Film Characters.” Paper presented at the Conference of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Budapest, Hungary.

„Film experience of healthcare professionals”. Paper presented at the XIX. Conference of the Hungarian Psychological Association. University of Pecs, Hungary. 

 “Featuring the Film Viewer: Free Associations During Short Fiction Films.” Paper presented at the 27th International Literature and Psychology Conference. Pécs, Hungary.

Personality determinants of emotional engagement in film viewers.” Paper presented at the 17th Conference of the Hungarian Psychoanalytic Association. Budapest, Hungary. 

2008

„Concept of Gazes.” Paper presented at the 25th International Literature and Psychology Conference.  Lisbon, Portugal.

 “Are Women Really Focalized?” Paper presented at the  Conference of European Network for Cinema and Media Studies. Budapest, Hungary.

 

 

Vita

Beruf

seit 2014
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Medien, Wissen und Kommunikation der Universität Augsburg

2012 bis 2014
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Cultural Inquiry (ICON) - Media and Performance Studies der Universität Utrecht

2011 bis 2012
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin der am Institut für Psychologie der Universität Szeged

2009 bis 2011
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Psychologie der Ungarische Akademie der Wissenschaften

 

Studium

2012  
Doctoral degree (summa cum laude), University of Pécs, Doctoral School of Psychology, Pécs, Hungary

2008  
Master's degree and teaching qualification  in Film Studies, University of ELTE, Department of Film Studies, Budapest, Hungary

2005 
Master’s degree and teaching qualification  in Psychology, Specialization in Clinical and Health Psychology, University of ELTE , Department of Psychology, Budapest, Hungary

 

 

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