Kevin N Ochsner

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Your pain or mine? Common and distinct neural systems supporting the perception of pain in self and other
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 3:144-60. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Neural systems supporting the control of affective and cognitive conflicts
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1842-55. 2009
  3. pmc Bottom-up and top-down processes in emotion generation: common and distinct neural mechanisms
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:1322-31. 2009
  4. pmc Common representation of pain and negative emotion in the midbrain periaqueductal gray
    Jason T Buhle
    Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience Unit, Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 406 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:609-16. 2013
  5. pmc The development of emotion regulation: an fMRI study of cognitive reappraisal in children, adolescents and young adults
    Kateri McRae
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Frontier Hall, 2155 S Race St Denver, CO 80209, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:11-22. 2012
  6. pmc Social cognitive conflict resolution: contributions of domain-general and domain-specific neural systems
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Neurosci 30:8481-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The functional neural architecture of self-reports of affective experience
    Ajay B Satpute
    Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:631-8. 2013
  8. pmc Different circuits for different pain: patterns of functional connectivity reveal distinct networks for processing pain in self and others
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Soc Neurosci 2:276-91. 2007
  9. pmc Neural correlates of individual differences in pain-related fear and anxiety
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Pain 120:69-77. 2006
  10. pmc Age-related differences in emotional reactivity, regulation, and rejection sensitivity in adolescence
    Jennifer A Silvers
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Emotion 12:1235-47. 2012

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Publications45

  1. pmc Your pain or mine? Common and distinct neural systems supporting the perception of pain in self and other
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 3:144-60. 2008
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Neural systems supporting the control of affective and cognitive conflicts
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1842-55. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Bottom-up and top-down processes in emotion generation: common and distinct neural mechanisms
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Psychol Sci 20:1322-31. 2009
    ..These findings provide a neural foundation for emotion theories that posit multiple kinds of appraisal processes and help to clarify mechanisms underlying clinically relevant forms of emotion dysregulation...
  4. pmc Common representation of pain and negative emotion in the midbrain periaqueductal gray
    Jason T Buhle
    Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience Unit, Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 406 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 8:609-16. 2013
    ..In sum, these data sets comprised 198 additional participants. We found increased activity in PAG in all eight studies. Taken together, these findings suggest PAG is a key component of human affective responses...
  5. pmc The development of emotion regulation: an fMRI study of cognitive reappraisal in children, adolescents and young adults
    Kateri McRae
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Frontier Hall, 2155 S Race St Denver, CO 80209, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 7:11-22. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Social cognitive conflict resolution: contributions of domain-general and domain-specific neural systems
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Neurosci 30:8481-8. 2010
    ..Together, these data provide evidence about both domain-general and domain-specific mechanisms involved in resolving social cognitive conflicts...
  7. doi request reprint The functional neural architecture of self-reports of affective experience
    Ajay B Satpute
    Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 73:631-8. 2013
    ..We examined whether the neural architecture underlying the ability to make statements about affective experience is composed of distinct functional systems...
  8. pmc Different circuits for different pain: patterns of functional connectivity reveal distinct networks for processing pain in self and others
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Soc Neurosci 2:276-91. 2007
    ..These networks could not have been detected in prior work that examined overlap between self and other pain in terms of average activity, but not connectivity...
  9. pmc Neural correlates of individual differences in pain-related fear and anxiety
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Pain 120:69-77. 2006
    ..The present findings may help clarify both the impact of individual differences in emotion on the neural correlates of pain, and the roles in anxiety, fear, and pain processing played by medial and orbitofrontal systems...
  10. pmc Age-related differences in emotional reactivity, regulation, and rejection sensitivity in adolescence
    Jennifer A Silvers
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Emotion 12:1235-47. 2012
    ..Taken together, these results have important implications for the inclusion of emotion regulation in models of emotional and cognitive development...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reflecting upon feelings: an fMRI study of neural systems supporting the attribution of emotion to self and other
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1746-72. 2004
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  12. pmc Brain mediators of cardiovascular responses to social threat, part II: Prefrontal-subcortical pathways and relationship with anxiety
    Tor D Wager
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 1190 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuroimage 47:836-51. 2009
    ..Taken together, these data suggest pathways for the translation of social threats into both physiological and experiential responses, and provide targets for future research on the generation and regulation of emotion...
  13. ncbi request reprint The neural correlates of direct and reflected self-knowledge
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuroimage 28:797-814. 2005
    ..These results support models suggesting that MPFC mediates meta-cognitive processes that may be recruited for direct and reflected self appraisals depending upon the demands of a specific task...
  14. doi request reprint Overlapping activity in anterior insula during interoception and emotional experience
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Neuroimage 62:493-9. 2012
    ..Together, these data further clarify the functional role of the anterior insula and provide novel insights about the connection between bodily awareness and emotion...
  15. pmc Prefrontal-subcortical pathways mediating successful emotion regulation
    Tor D Wager
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuron 59:1037-50. 2008
    ..These results provide direct evidence that vlPFC is involved in both the generation and regulation of emotion through different subcortical pathways, suggesting a general role for this region in appraisal processes...
  16. doi request reprint Psychological distance and emotional experience: what you see is what you get
    Joshua Ian Davis
    Department of Psychology, Barnard College of Columbia University, NY, USA
    Emotion 11:438-44. 2011
    ..These findings have implications for emotion regulation, and suggest that imagined spatial distance plays a role in mental representations of emotionally salient events...
  17. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in trait rumination and the neural systems supporting cognitive reappraisal
    Rebecca D Ray
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, 450 Serra Mall, Building 420, Stanford, CA 94305 2130, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 5:156-68. 2005
    ..These findings clarify relations between rumination and emotion regulation processes and may have important implications for mood and anxiety disorders...
  18. pmc Cognitive reappraisal of negative affect: converging evidence from EMG and self-report
    Rebecca D Ray
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Emotion 10:587-92. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Social effects of oxytocin in humans: context and person matter
    Jennifer A Bartz
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Seaver Autism Center, Department of Psychiatry, New York, New York, 10029, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 15:301-9. 2011
    ..We show how this approach can improve understanding of extant research, suggest novel mechanisms through which oxytocin might operate, and refine predictions about oxytocin pharmacotherapy...
  20. pmc The social-emotional processing stream: five core constructs and their translational potential for schizophrenia and beyond
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:48-61. 2008
    ..e., negative symptoms) of schizophrenia and that characterize virtually all DSM Axis I and II disorders more broadly...
  21. pmc Cognitive reappraisal of emotion: a meta-analysis of human neuroimaging studies
    Jason T Buhle
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Cereb Cortex 24:2981-90. 2014
    ..This suggests that reappraisal involves the use of cognitive control to modulate semantic representations of an emotional stimulus, and these altered representations in turn attenuate activity in the amygdala. ..
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Neural and genetic markers of vulnerability to post-traumatic stress symptoms among survivors of the World Trade Center attacks
    Andreas Olsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA, Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA, Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, USA, Smart Information Flow Technologies, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, Cornell, USA, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Institute for Cognitive Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA, and Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:863-8. 2015
    ..Finally, exploratory analyses indicated that PCC activity mediated the relationship between genotype and PTSS. These results highlight the role of PCC in distress following trauma. ..
  24. doi request reprint The neuroscience of empathy: progress, pitfalls and promise
    Jamil Zaki
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Nat Neurosci 15:675-80. 2012
    ..Finally, we describe current research trends that are overcoming these pitfalls through simple but important adjustments in focus, and the future promise of empathy research if these trends continue and expand...
  25. pmc Double dissociation: circadian off-peak times increase emotional reactivity; aging impairs emotion regulation via reappraisal
    Adrienne M Tucker
    Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Taub Institute for Research in Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York NY 10032, USA
    Emotion 12:869-74. 2012
    ..These findings add to growing evidence that understanding the effects of aging on emotion and emotion regulation depends on taking both time of day and type of regulatory strategy into account...
  26. pmc A meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies of self- and other judgments reveals a spatial gradient for mentalizing in medial prefrontal cortex
    Bryan T Denny
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 324 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Ave MC 5501, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1742-52. 2012
    ..These results argue for a distributed rather than localizationist account of mPFC organization and support an emerging view on the functional heterogeneity of mPFC...
  27. pmc Previously reappraised: the lasting effect of description type on picture-elicited electrocortical activity
    Annmarie Macnamara
    Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 2500, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 6:348-58. 2011
    ..Together, the data suggest that reappraisal exerts an enduring effect on both subjective and neural responses to stimuli...
  28. doi request reprint The role of social cognition in emotion
    Andreas Olsson
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:65-71. 2008
    ..In each of these cases, mental state attributions might be supported by either stimulus-driven or more reflective processes...
  29. ncbi request reprint The neural bases of amusement and sadness: a comparison of block contrast and subject-specific emotion intensity regression approaches
    Philippe R Goldin
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 2130, USA
    Neuroimage 27:26-36. 2005
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  30. doi request reprint Concurrent and lasting effects of emotion regulation on amygdala response in adolescence and young adulthood
    Jennifer A Silvers
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, USA
    Dev Sci 18:771-84. 2015
    ..These data suggest that one source of heightened emotionality in adolescence is a diminished ability to cognitively down-regulate aversive reactions...
  31. pmc Curbing craving: behavioral and brain evidence that children regulate craving when instructed to do so but have higher baseline craving than adults
    Jennifer A Silvers
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University
    Psychol Sci 25:1932-42. 2014
    ..These results suggest that children experience stronger craving than adults but can also effectively regulate craving. Moreover, the mechanisms underlying regulation may differ for heavy and lean children. ..
  32. doi request reprint The neural bases of uninstructed negative emotion modulation
    Jennifer A Silvers
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:10-8. 2015
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  33. pmc Bad and worse: neural systems underlying reappraisal of high- and low-intensity negative emotions
    Jennifer A Silvers
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 10:172-9. 2015
    ..These data have implications for understanding how and when specific PFC systems are needed to regulate different types of emotional responses. ..
  34. pmc Anticipatory brain activity predicts the success or failure of subsequent emotion regulation
    Bryan T Denny
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 324 Schermerhorn Hall, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 9:403-11. 2014
    ..These results suggest that anticipation facilitates successful reappraisal via reduced anticipatory prefrontal 'cognitive' elaboration and better integration of affective information in paralimbic and subcortical systems. ..
  35. pmc Functional imaging studies of emotion regulation: a synthetic review and evolving model of the cognitive control of emotion
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1251:E1-24. 2012
    ..The third and last section considers directions for future research, including how basic models of emotion regulation can be translated to understand changes in emotion across the life span and in clinical disorders...
  36. pmc Regulation of craving by cognitive strategies in cigarette smokers
    Hedy Kober
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:52-5. 2010
    ..Future studies using this laboratory model could test the efficacy of different cognitive strategies and develop targeted interventions for smoking cessation based on the regulation of craving...
  37. pmc Neural correlates of the use of psychological distancing to regulate responses to negative social cues: a study of patients with borderline personality disorder
    Harold W Koenigsberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10468, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:854-63. 2009
    ..One possible contributing factor to emotional instability is a failure to adequately employ adaptive cognitive regulatory strategies such as psychological distancing...
  38. pmc Effects of oxytocin on recollections of maternal care and closeness
    Jennifer A Bartz
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:21371-5. 2010
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  39. ncbi request reprint The cognitive control of emotion
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:242-9. 2005
    ..Taken together, the results suggest a functional architecture for the cognitive control of emotion that dovetails with findings from other human and nonhuman research on emotion...
  40. pmc Born to choose: the origins and value of the need for control
    Lauren A Leotti
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University Newark, Smith Hall, Room 301, 101 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:457-63. 2010
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  41. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms tracking popularity in real-world social networks
    Noam Zerubavel
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:15072-7. 2015
    ..These data offer insights into the mechanisms by which status guides social behavior. ..
  42. pmc Cognitive regulation of craving in alcohol-dependent and social drinkers
    Nasir H Naqvi
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, New York
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 39:343-9. 2015
    ..To date, however, the ability to utilize such strategies for regulation of craving has never been tested in a laboratory setting...
  43. pmc Distinct regions of prefrontal cortex are associated with the controlled retrieval and selection of social information
    Ajay B Satpute
    Department of Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cereb Cortex 24:1269-77. 2014
    ....
  44. pmc The effects of BOTOX injections on emotional experience
    Joshua Ian Davis
    Department of Psychology, Barnard College of Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Emotion 10:433-40. 2010
    ..These findings point to specific directions for future work clarifying the expression-experience relationship...
  45. pmc Long-term memory for the terrorist attack of September 11: flashbulb memories, event memories, and the factors that influence their retention
    William Hirst
    Department of Psychology, New School for Social Research, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 138:161-76. 2009
    ..The results are discussed in terms of community memory practices...