Video-Fix: The Psychology of Emojis

March 29, 2020 12:30 pm

Emojis have emerged as a recognised field of study within linguistics. Slowly but surely, emojis are also invading the world of law, where emojis are increasingly used as court evidence in legal cases.

In this video-fix, we explore how exactly emojis function within the structure of language and our brains’ specific reactions to emojis.


Emojis now a ‘serious area of academic study’. The Telegraph. Accessed 24/03/2020.

The Legal Implications of Emoji. Forbes. Accessed 24/03/2020.

Janna Mack

Edit imageBorn and raised in multilingual and multicultural Luxembourg, Janna speaks Luxembourgish, German, French, and English. She has degrees in Linguistics, Education, and Translation from the University of Glasgow, Scotland. She has experience in teaching English as a foreign language, administration, and web development. In her spare time, she enjoys art history, painting, and films.

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