The International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE) is a non-profit organization founded on March 25, 26 1984 by Francois Bresson, Joe Campos, Matty Chiva, Paul Ekman, Nico Frijda, Serge Moscovici, Klaus Scherer, and Robert Zajonc.
It brings together scholars from different disciplines that share an interest in emotions, moods and other affective phenomena. A distinctive feature of the society is that it tries to offer a productive discussion forum for emotion researchers in emotion review both affective sciences and humanities.
ISRE holds a very successful international conference every two years to showcase the latest research in anthropology, business, computer science, economics, history, law, linguistics, medicine, neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, sociology and other fields.
In 2009, ISRE launched its own flagship journal, the Emotion Review, which in a few years has established itself as a top journal in emotion research. It was initially edited by Jim Russell and Lisa Barrett and it is currently edited by Jerry Parrott.