Kevin N Ochsner

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking feelings: an FMRI study of the cognitive regulation of emotion
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Stanford University, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:1215-29. 2002
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint For better or for worse: neural systems supporting the cognitive down- and up-regulation of negative emotion
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 369 Schermerhorn Hall, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuroimage 23:483-99. 2004
  10. 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

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking feelings: an FMRI study of the cognitive regulation of emotion
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Stanford University, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:1215-29. 2002
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that prefrontal cortex is involved in constructing reappraisal strategies that can modulate activity in multiple emotion-processing systems...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
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  7. 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...
  8. 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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  9. ncbi request reprint For better or for worse: neural systems supporting the cognitive down- and up-regulation of negative emotion
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 369 Schermerhorn Hall, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuroimage 23:483-99. 2004
    ....
  10. 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
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  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of spiral-in/out and spiral-out BOLD fMRI at 1.5 and 3 T
    Alison R Preston
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuroimage 21:291-301. 2004
    ..It is concluded the spiral-in/out sequence may provide significant advantages over conventional spiral methods, especially at 3 T...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
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  15. 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. doi request reprint 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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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  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint 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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  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Current directions in social cognitive neuroscience
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 371 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 14:254-8. 2004
    ..Future progress will depend upon the development of programmatic lines of research that integrate contemporary social cognitive research with cognitive neuroscience theory and methodology...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint 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 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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  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neural systems underlying the suppression of unwanted memories
    Michael C Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Science 303:232-5. 2004
    ..These results confirm the existence of an active forgetting process and establish a neurobiological model for guiding inquiry into motivated forgetting...
  39. 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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  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the emotional brain
    Tor D Wager
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 1190 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuroreport 16:85-7. 2005
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Emerging perspectives on emotion-cognition interactions
    Kevin N Ochsner
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:317-8. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Social cognition: a multi level analysis
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology and the Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Brain Res 1079:98-105. 2006
    ..The paper concludes by considering a number of challenges for social cognition research including questions of accuracy and the influence of motivation and bias in social cognitive processing...
  46. ncbi request reprint Special issue: Multiple perspectives on the psychological and neural bases of social cognition
    Jennifer S Beer
    Brain Res 1079:1-3. 2006