Fiori, Marina

Marina Fiori

Maître Assistante

University of Neuchâtel
Institut de Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations
2e étage, bureau E227
Rue Emile-Argand 11
CH - 2000 Neuchâtel
Tél. + 41 32 718 1190
E-mail : marina.fiori@unine.ch

CV incl. publications (available soon)

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2009 PhD, Social and Personality Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago (US​)
2006 Master in Social and Personality Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago (US)

Research interests

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotions
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Personality antecedents and situational determinants of organizational behavior​
  • Career adaptability

Currently funded projects

  • Project n. 00014_165605, Investigating the fluid and crystallized components of Emotional Intelligence, Swiss National Science Foundation

Editorial activities

Associate editor:

Personality and Individual Differences

Editorial board:

European Journal of Personality, European Journal of Psychological Assessment

Journal reviewer:

Personality and Social Psychology Review, Journal of Personality, Emotion Review, The Leadership Quarterly, European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Journal of Personnel Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, Applied Psychology: an International Review, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Self and Identity, the British Journal of Psychology, Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, Psychological Reports, Motivation & Emotion, Social Development, Sex Roles, Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Revue Internationale de Psychologie Sociale, International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, Journal of Individual Differences, Educational Psychology, SIOP Conference Philadelphia, Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, Swiss Journal of Psychology.​


  • Fiori, M. Udayar, S, & A. Vesely-Maillefer (2019). Introducing a new component of emotional intelligence: emotion-information processing. Academy of Management Proceedings, 17276.
  • Rossier, J., & Fiori, M. (2019). Career assessment in Europe: overview and current trends. “A Comprehensive Guide to Career Assessment - 7th Edition”.
  • Udayar, S., Fiori, M., Thalmayer, A.G., & Rossier, J. (2018). Examining the Link Between Trait Emotional Intelligence, Career Indecision, and Self-Perceived Employability: The Role of Career Adaptability. Personality and Individual Differences, 7-12.
  • Maillefer, A., Udayar, S., & Fiori, M. (2018). Enhancing the Prediction of Emotionally Intelligent Behavior: The PAT Integrated Framework Involving Trait EI, Ability EI, and Emotion Information Processing. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:1078. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01078
  • Fiori, M., & Vesely, A. (2018). Emotional Intelligence as an Ability: Theory, Challenges and New Directions. In K. V. Keefer et al. (Eds.), Emotional Intelligence in Education, the Springer Series on Human Exceptionality, , pp. 23-47. doi.org/10.1007/978-3--319-90633-1_2.
  • Fiori, M., & Shuman, V. (2017). The Joint Contribution of Activation and Inhibition in Moderating Carryover Effects of Anger on Social Judgment. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1435. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01435
  • Fiori, M., Krings, F., Kleinlogel, E.P., & Reich, T. (2016). Whose side are you on? Exploring the role of observers’ perspective taking on third-party’s reactions to workplace deviance. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 38, 318-336.
  • Fiori, M., & Ortony, A. (2016). Are Emotionally Intelligent Individuals Hypersensitive to Emotions? Testing the “Curse of Emotion”. Academy of Management Proceedings, 10023.
  • Johnston, C., Krings, F, Maggiori, C, Meier, L., & Fiori, M. (2016). Believing in a Just World Helps Maintain Well-Being at Work by Coloring Organizational Justice Perceptions. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 25, 945-959.
  • Fiori, M., Bollmann, G, & Rossier, J. (2015). Exploring the path through which career adaptability increases job satisfaction and lowers work stress: The role of affect. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 91, 113-121.
  • Fiori, M. (2015). Emotional intelligence compensates for low IQ and boosts low emotionality individuals in a self-presentation task. Personality and Individual Differences, 81, 169-173.
  • Fiori, M., Antonietti, J.P., Mikolajczak, M., Luminet, O., Hansenne, M. & Rossier, J. (2014). What Is The Ability Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) Good For? An evaluation using Item Response Theory. PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098827
  • Fiori, M., Lintas, A., Mesrobian, S., & Villa, A. (2013). Effect of personality and emotion on deviation from purely rational decision-making. Studies in Computational Intelligence, 474, 129-161.
  • Fiori, M. & Antonakis, J. (2012). Selective attention to emotion stimuli: what intelligence and openness do, and emotional intelligence does not. Intelligence, 40, 245-254.
  • Fahim, C., Fiori, M., Evans, A. C., Pérusse, D. (2012). The relationship between social defiance, vindictiveness, anger and brain morphology in 8-year-old boys and girls. Social Development, 21, 592– 609.
  • Fiori M. & Antonakis J. (2011). The ability model of emotional intelligence: Searching for valid measures. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 329-334.
  • Fiori, M. (2009). A new look at emotional intelligence: a dual process framework. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 13, 21-44.
  • Cervone, D., Caldwell, T., Fiori, M., Orom, H., Shadel, W., Kassel, J., & Artistico, D. (2008). What underlies appraisal?: Experimentally testing a Knowledge-and Appraisal model of personality architecture among smokers contemplating high-risk situations. Journal of Personality, 76, 929-968.
  • Cervone, D., Shadel, W., Smith, R., & Fiori, M. (2006). Self-regulation: Reminders and suggestions from personality science. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 55, 333-385.
  • Cervone, D., Shadel, W., Smith, R., & Fiori, M. (2006). Self-regulation and personality science: Reply to the commentaries. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 55, 470-488.
  • Violante, F.S., Fiori, M., Fiorentini, C., Risi, A., Garagnani, G., Bonfiglioli, R., Mattioli, S. (2004). Influence of psychological, psychosocial and individual factors on three different categories of back disorder among nursing staff. Journal of Occupational Health, 46, 100-108.

In the media

  • Invited speaker at the Intelligemce Day organized by MENSA (The High IQ Society) on the topic Emotion & Cognition, Geneva, September 2019.​
  • RTS, Interview for the broadcast Tout un monde on the topic “Comment éviter violence et aggressivité au travail ? », February 2019.
  • Interview for the magazine Le Temps regarding « L’empathie au bureau, ça se mesure ». January 2019. https://www.letemps.ch/economie/lempathie-bureau-ca-se-mesure.​
  • Invited discussant as the expert on personality at the Café Scientifique Bancs Publics at the History of Science Museum, Geneva, on the subject : “On nous promet... de trouver l’amour, le travail, le talent... avec un algorithme”, May 2016.
  • Interview for the magazine Femina; subject: “La bêtise c’est quoi?”, March 2015.
  • Interview on the topic of Science and Emotions, Uniscope, Volume 4, October 2012.
  • Ils acceptent le changement mais n’y sont pas prêts” Par Pierre-François Besson, Tribune de Genève, 07.08.2012. et Le Matin du 14.08.2012.