UCL School of Management

Janice Sanchez

Research Fellow
Adjunct Lecturer (Education)
Phone number
(0)20 3108 6002
(internal 56002)
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square


Janice Sanchez is a Research Fellow at UCL School of Management. She graduated with a BA in Psychology and Political Science from Stanford University and a MSc and PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford. Some of her previous work experience includes working at Facebook and at Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS), a resiliency training program at UCLA. Janice has taught courses in Developmental Psychology, The Psychology of Relationships, and Emotion Predictions in Interpersonal Interactions at the University of Oxford, and Organisational Behaviour and Behavioural Science at UCL. She holds certificates in Mediation and Cognitive Behavioural Coaching.      


Janice’s research focuses on emotion (affective forecasting, emotion beliefs, emotion regulation, vicarious emotions) and how emotions influence individuals. She is also interested in social cognition and judgements of creativity. Her work has been published in the Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Journal of Happiness Studies, Motivation and Emotion, and Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, as well as in edited book chapters and covered in The Wall Street Journal. 

Selected publications
Svanas-Hoh, E., Sanchez, J., & Tsay, C. -. J. (2022). How Momentary Affect Impacts Retrospective Evaluations of Musical Experiences. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. doi:10.1037/aca0000474 [link]
Fisher, C., Sanchez, J., Berry, J., & Xie, W. (2021). Who (and how many) made this? How crediting authorship affects creativity evaluations. In A. S. McKay, R. Reiter-Palmon, J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), Creative Success in Teams. London, U.K.: Academic Press.
Berry, J. W., & Sanchez, J. (2019). Perceiving entrepreneurs: Job title comparisons in warmth and competence. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 12, e00145. doi:10.1016/j.jbvi.2019.e00145 [link]
López-Pérez, B., Sanchez, J., & Parkinson, B. (2016). Perceived effects of other people’s emotion regulation on their vicarious emotional response. Motivation and Emotion. doi:10.1007/s11031-016-9585-3 [link]
López-Pérez, B., Sánchez, J., & Gummerum, M. (2015). Children’s and Adolescents’ Conceptions of Happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi:10.1007/s10902-015-9701-1 [link]
Sanchez, J. L. (2012). Why can’t I learn to predict my emotions?. In P. Totterdell, K. Niven (Eds.), Should I strap a battery to my head? (And other questions about emotion) (pp. 155-164). Charleston, SC: Createspace Independent Publishing.

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