Behavioural Ethics, Affect and Meaning Lab

Research Overview

The BEAM lab is focused on examining motivational and affective processes involved in ethical decision-making and behavior, how people regulate and respond to negative experiences, and determinants and consequences of living a meaningful life.


  • Brodie Dakin
    Brodie Dakin, Ph.D. student
  • Christoph Klebl
    Christoph Klebl, Ph.D. student
  • Jack Klein
    Jack Klein, Ph.D. student
  • Melanie McGrath
    Melanie McGrath, Ph.D. student
  • Josh Rhee
    Josh Rhee, Ph.D. student
  • Ji Young Song
    Ji Young Song, Ph.D. student
  • Nicholas Tan
    Nicholas Tan, Ph.D. student

Past Ph.D. Students

Khandis Blake

Charlie Crimston

Laura Ferris

Ali Teymoori


Peter Kuppens

William B. Swann

Paul van Lange

Harvey Whitehouse

Siri Leknes

Jolanda Jetten

Michael Slepian

Matthew Hornsey

Nick Haslam

Steve Loughnan

Michael Buhrmester

Tom Denson

Catherine Amiot

Peter Koval

David Funder

Cindy Harmon-Jones

Sean Murphy

Joshua Jackson

Research Projects

This Research Group doesn't currently have any projects

Faculty Research Themes

School Research Themes

Cognitive Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience, Social and Personality Psychology

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact Laboratory Director Prof Brock Bastian

Department / Centre

Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

Unit / Centre

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