Ed Tan

Project leader

Ed Tan is a professor of Media Entertainment at the University of Amsterdam.

Trained as a research psychologist he specialised in studying and teaching about the emotional experiences elicited in spectators of film, theatre, television drama, and readers of narrative as well as players of computer games. He is also an affiliate professor of Film, Media and Communication at the University of Copenhagen. Tan was as a senior researcher involved in the NWO funded Varieties of Absorption project from 2010 to 2015.

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