Lisa Barrett

Summary

Affiliation: Boston College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Amygdala and fusiform gyrus temporal dynamics: responses to negative facial expressions
    Jennifer C Britton
    Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program and Martinos Biomedical Imaging Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Neurosci 9:44. 2008
  2. pmc The experience of emotion
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 58:373-403. 2007
  3. pmc The amygdala and the experience of affect
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02167, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2:73-83. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Solving the emotion paradox: categorization and the experience of emotion
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, MA 02467, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 10:20-46. 2006
  5. pmc Interoceptive sensitivity and self-reports of emotional experience
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:684-97. 2004
  6. pmc See it with feeling: affective predictions during object perception
    L F Barrett
    Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1325-34. 2009
  7. doi request reprint She's emotional. He's having a bad day: attributional explanations for emotion stereotypes
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Emotion 9:649-58. 2009
  8. pmc Feelings or words? Understanding the content in self-report ratings of experienced emotion
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:266-81. 2004
  9. pmc Context is routinely encoded during emotion perception
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:595-9. 2010
  10. pmc Individual differences in working memory capacity and dual-process theories of the mind
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:553-73. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications27

  1. pmc Amygdala and fusiform gyrus temporal dynamics: responses to negative facial expressions
    Jennifer C Britton
    Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program and Martinos Biomedical Imaging Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Neurosci 9:44. 2008
    ..Percent signal changes within anatomic regions-of-interest (amygdala and fusiform gyrus) were calculated to examine the temporal dynamics of neural response and any response differences based on face type...
  2. pmc The experience of emotion
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 58:373-403. 2007
    ..We then discuss the role of such experiences in the economy of the mind and behavior...
  3. pmc The amygdala and the experience of affect
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02167, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 2:73-83. 2007
    ..The results are consistent with the interpretation that the amygdala contributes to negative affective experience by increasing perceptual sensitivity for negative stimuli...
  4. ncbi request reprint Solving the emotion paradox: categorization and the experience of emotion
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, MA 02467, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 10:20-46. 2006
    ..The result is a model of emotion experience that has much in common with the social psychological literature on person perception and with literature on embodied conceptual knowledge as it has recently been applied to social psychology...
  5. pmc Interoceptive sensitivity and self-reports of emotional experience
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:684-97. 2004
    ..This relationship was not accounted for by several other variables, including simple language effects. Implications for the role of interoception in experienced emotion and the validity of self-reported emotion are discussed...
  6. pmc See it with feeling: affective predictions during object perception
    L F Barrett
    Boston CollegeChestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1325-34. 2009
    ..Instead, affective responses support vision from the very moment that visual stimulation begins...
  7. doi request reprint She's emotional. He's having a bad day: attributional explanations for emotion stereotypes
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Emotion 9:649-58. 2009
    ..e., a situational attribution for the emotional behavior). These findings help explain the pervasive belief that women are more emotional when compared with men, even when the scientific veracity of this belief is questionable...
  8. pmc Feelings or words? Understanding the content in self-report ratings of experienced emotion
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02167, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 87:266-81. 2004
    ..Implications for the study of experienced emotion are discussed...
  9. pmc Context is routinely encoded during emotion perception
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:595-9. 2010
    ..Our findings are consistent with an emerging literature showing that facial muscle actions (i.e., structural features of the face), when viewed in isolation, might be insufficient for perceiving emotion...
  10. pmc Individual differences in working memory capacity and dual-process theories of the mind
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Bull 130:553-73. 2004
    ..In addition, the authors propose several new areas of investigation that derive directly from applying the concept of WMC to dual-process theories of the mind...
  11. pmc Language as context for the perception of emotion
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:327-32. 2007
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  12. pmc Constructing emotion: the experience of fear as a conceptual act
    Kristen A Lindquist
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:898-903. 2008
    ..This study provides the first experimental support for the hypothesis that people experience world-focused emotion when they conceptualize their core affective state using accessible knowledge about emotion...
  13. pmc Individual differences in learning the affective value of others under minimal conditions
    Eliza Bliss-Moreau
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Emotion 8:479-93. 2008
    ..Finally, Study 4 demonstrated that initial learning persisted over a period of 2 days. Implications for affective processing and person perception are discussed...
  14. pmc Reading chimpanzee faces: evidence for the role of verbal labels in categorical perception of emotion
    Jennifer M B Fugate
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Emotion 10:544-54. 2010
    ..Overall, the results suggest that the structural information in the face alone is often insufficient for CP; CP is facilitated by verbal labeling...
  15. ncbi request reprint Remembering everyday experience through the prism of self-esteem
    Tamlin Conner Christensen
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:51-62. 2003
    ..These findings strengthen the view that self-esteem is a rich source of knowledge about the self that can influence memory for some kinds of autobiographical experience...
  16. ncbi request reprint Language and the perception of emotion
    Kristen A Lindquist
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Emotion 6:125-38. 2006
    ..In Study 3, participants were less accurate to categorize facial behaviors depicting emotion after an emotion word was satiated. The implications of these findings for a linguistically relative view of emotion perception are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint On the broad applicability of the affective circumplex: representations of affective knowledge among schizophrenia patients
    Ann M Kring
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:207-14. 2003
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  18. pmc Neural correlates of novelty and face-age effects in young and elderly adults
    Christopher I Wright
    Laboratory of Aging and Emotion, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 13th Street, Building 149, CNY 2, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuroimage 42:956-68. 2008
    ..e., an age in-group effect). Differences in anatomic localization and behavioral results suggest that novelty and age in-group effects were differentially processed in the amygdala...
  19. pmc Functional grouping and cortical-subcortical interactions in emotion: a meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies
    Hedy Kober
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuroimage 42:998-1031. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of extraversion and neuroticism
    Christopher I Wright
    Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Cereb Cortex 16:1809-19. 2006
    ..In contrast, no such correlations were observed for the volume of the amygdala. The results suggest that specific aspects of regional prefrontal anatomy are associated with specific personality traits...
  21. pmc The role of the amygdala in visual awareness
    Seth Duncan
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:190-2. 2007
    ..The psychological consequence is that a person's momentary affective state might help to select the contents of conscious experience...
  22. ncbi request reprint The interpersonal process model of intimacy in marriage: a daily-diary and multilevel modeling approach
    Jean Philippe Laurenceau
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    J Fam Psychol 19:314-23. 2005
    ..Implications for the importance of perceived partner responsiveness in the intimacy process for married partners are discussed...
  23. pmc Psychological resilience and positive emotional granularity: examining the benefits of positive emotions on coping and health
    Michele M Tugade
    Department of Psychology, Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, USA
    J Pers 72:1161-90. 2004
    ..Implications for research on coping and health are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Implicit self-attitudes predict spontaneous affect in daily life
    Tamlin Conner
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Psychiatry, Farmington, CT 06030 6325, USA
    Emotion 5:476-88. 2005
    ..Findings extend understanding of the factors that contribute to experienced affect and are the first to empirically link implicit self-attitudes with phenomenological affective experience in real-life settings over time...
  25. pmc Valence focus and the perception of facial affect
    Lisa Feldman Barrett
    National Center for Scientific Research, University of Clermont Ferrand, France
    Emotion 4:266-74. 2004
    ..The effect was not accounted for by current affective state or other personality characteristics. Implications for the validity of self-reported experienced emotion are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Emotional reactivity and the overreport of somatic symptoms: somatic sensitivity or negative reporting style?
    Keith R Aronson
    Social Science Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, 103 Health and Human Development East, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:521-30. 2006
    ..We assess the degree to which these two competing theories about the role of ER are accurate within the signal detection framework...
  27. pmc Reduced specificity of autobiographical memory and depression: the role of executive control
    Tim Dalgleish
    Emotion Research Group, Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, England
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:23-42. 2007
    ..The potential role of executive control in accounting for other aspects of the AMT literature is discussed...

Research Grants6

  1. Emotional Granularity: A View From Multiple Levels
    Lisa Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Emotional experiences will come to be viewed as fluid, emergent phenomena that are constructed and elaborated via mental representations. In the broadest context, it has the potential to impact research where emotion plays some role. ..
  2. Neural Mechanisms of Social Decision Making in Aging
    Lisa Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of these studies will elucidate the neural bases of healthy Socioemotional decision-making and well-being in aging. ..
  3. Neural Mechanisms of Social Decision Making in Aging
    Lisa Feldman Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of these studies will elucidate the neural bases of healthy Socioemotional decision-making and well-being in aging. ..