Moira Mikolajczak

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Oxytocin not only increases trust when money is at stake, but also when confidential information is in the balance
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Research Unit for Emotion, Cognition and Health, Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 10 Place Cardinal Mercier, 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 85:182-4. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Cortisol awakening response (CAR)'s flexibility leads to larger and more consistent associations with psychological factors than CAR magnitude
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research FNRS, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Department of Psychology, Place Cardinal Mercier 10, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:752-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint An exploration of the moderating effect of trait emotional intelligence on memory and attention in neutral and stressful conditions
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain, Belgium
    Br J Psychol 100:699-715. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Adolescents choosing self-harm as an emotion regulation strategy: the protective role of trait emotional intelligence
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Br J Clin Psychol 48:181-93. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Resilience and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity under acute stress in young men
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Department of Psychology, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Stress 11:477-82. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The moderating impact of emotional intelligence on free cortisol responses to stress
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Department of Psychology, Research Unit for Emotion, Cognition and Health, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:1000-12. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between alexithymia, alexithymia factors and salivary cortisol in men exposed to a social stress test
    Philippe de Timary
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1160-4. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Oxytocin increases willingness to socially share one's emotions
    Anthony Lane
    Research Institut for Psychological Sciences, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Int J Psychol 48:676-81. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Emotional plasticity: conditions and effects of improving emotional competence in adulthood
    Ilios Kotsou
    Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 10 Place du Cardinal Mercier, 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Appl Psychol 96:827-39. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Role of intestinal permeability and inflammation in the biological and behavioral control of alcohol-dependent subjects
    Sophie Leclercq
    Department of Adult Psychiatry and Institute of Neurosciences, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Brain Behav Immun 26:911-8. 2012

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Oxytocin not only increases trust when money is at stake, but also when confidential information is in the balance
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Research Unit for Emotion, Cognition and Health, Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 10 Place Cardinal Mercier, 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 85:182-4. 2010
    ..Results showed that oxytocin does increase trust, and that its effects extend beyond money. Specifically, participants on OT were 44 times more trusting that their privacy would not be violated than participants on placebo...
  2. doi request reprint Cortisol awakening response (CAR)'s flexibility leads to larger and more consistent associations with psychological factors than CAR magnitude
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research FNRS, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Department of Psychology, Place Cardinal Mercier 10, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:752-7. 2010
    ..We conclude that considering the CAR flexibility (e.g., between weekends and workdays) rather than the traditional CAR magnitude might be a way to understand the apparent conflicts in the CAR literature...
  3. doi request reprint An exploration of the moderating effect of trait emotional intelligence on memory and attention in neutral and stressful conditions
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain, Belgium
    Br J Psychol 100:699-715. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Adolescents choosing self-harm as an emotion regulation strategy: the protective role of trait emotional intelligence
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Br J Clin Psychol 48:181-93. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that higher trait emotional intelligence (trait EI) would be associated with a lower likelihood to harm oneself, and that this relationship would be mediated by the choice of coping strategies...
  5. doi request reprint Resilience and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity under acute stress in young men
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Department of Psychology, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Stress 11:477-82. 2008
    ..e. there was no difference between groups in the increase in cortisol secretion from baseline to peak). The recovery slopes were likewise not statistically different. The implications of these findings regarding health are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint The moderating impact of emotional intelligence on free cortisol responses to stress
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Department of Psychology, Research Unit for Emotion, Cognition and Health, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:1000-12. 2007
    ..e., salivary cortisol) levels. Additional analyses revealed that trait EI had incremental validity to predict stress reactivity over and above social desirability, alexithymia and the five-factor model of personality...
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between alexithymia, alexithymia factors and salivary cortisol in men exposed to a social stress test
    Philippe de Timary
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1160-4. 2008
    ..To test this "alexithymia-stress hypothesis", we measured the influence of alexithymia and alexithymia subfactors on the cortisol response to an acute stressor...
  8. doi request reprint Oxytocin increases willingness to socially share one's emotions
    Anthony Lane
    Research Institut for Psychological Sciences, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    Int J Psychol 48:676-81. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that OT may shape the form of social sharing so as to maximize its benefits. This might help explain the calming and bonding effects of OT. ..
  9. doi request reprint Emotional plasticity: conditions and effects of improving emotional competence in adulthood
    Ilios Kotsou
    Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 10 Place du Cardinal Mercier, 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Appl Psychol 96:827-39. 2011
    ..The theoretical implications of these results as well as their practical implications for the construction and the development of effective emotional competencies interventions are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Role of intestinal permeability and inflammation in the biological and behavioral control of alcohol-dependent subjects
    Sophie Leclercq
    Department of Adult Psychiatry and Institute of Neurosciences, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Brain Behav Immun 26:911-8. 2012
    ..Our second goal was to test correlations between these biochemical and the behavioral variables to explore the possibility of a role for a gut-brain interaction in the development of alcohol-dependence...
  11. doi request reprint Personality-dependent effects of oxytocin: greater social benefits for high alexithymia scorers
    Olivier Luminet
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, and Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research FNRS FRS, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 87:401-6. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the effects of OT are not only context-dependent-as recently shown-but also personality dependent. They also provide new insights into the remediation of socio-emotional deficits...
  12. doi request reprint Increasing emotional competence improves psychological and physical well-being, social relationships, and employability
    Delphine Nelis
    Department of Psychology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Emotion 11:354-66. 2011
    ..The effect sizes were sufficiently large for the changes to be considered as meaningful in people's lives...
  13. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the emotion awareness questionnaire for children in a French-speaking population
    Magali Lahaye
    Research institute for Psychological Sciences, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Pers Assess 92:317-26. 2010
    ..Finally, except for 1 dimension, EAQ30 scores were not susceptible to social desirability. Although some weaknesses of the scale remain to be addressed, these findings support the use of the EAQ30 for research and clinical purposes...
  14. pmc Failed Replication of Oxytocin Effects on Trust: The Envelope Task Case
    Anthony Lane
    Universite Catholique de Louvain, Department of Psychology, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 10:e0137000. 2015
    ..Taken together, our results question the purported size of OT's effect on trust and emphasize the need for replications. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire: factor structure, reliability, construct, and incremental validity in a French-speaking population
    Moira Mikolajczak
    Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pers Assess 88:338-53. 2007
    ..Such results constitute encouraging preliminary findings in favor of the use of the TEIQue...
  16. pmc An integrative theory-driven positive emotion regulation intervention
    Fanny Weytens
    Research institute for Psychological Sciences, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium National Fund for Scientific Research FRS FNRS, Brussels, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 9:e95677. 2014
    ..Our results suggest that the Process Model of Positive Emotion Regulation can be an effective option to organize and deliver positive integrative interventions. ..
  17. pmc Lead me not into temptation: using cognitive reappraisal to reduce goal inconsistent behavior
    Véronique Leroy
    Department of Psychology, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e39493. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that, by making the temptation less attractive and the task more appealing, cognitive reappraisal can help us resist temptation...