R J Compton

Summary

Affiliation: Haverford College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The interface between emotion and attention: a review of evidence from psychology and neuroscience
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, PA 19041, USA
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 2:115-29. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Cognitive control in the intertrial interval: evidence from EEG alpha power
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041, USA
    Psychophysiology 48:583-90. 2011
  3. pmc Stress regulation and cognitive control: evidence relating cortisol reactivity and neural responses to errors
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 13:152-63. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Is "conflict adaptation" driven by conflict? Behavioral and EEG evidence for the underappreciated role of congruent trials
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:583-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Neural and behavioral measures of error-related cognitive control predict daily coping with stress
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 11:379-90. 2011
  6. pmc Trouble crossing the bridge: altered interhemispheric communication of emotional images in anxiety
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 8:684-92. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Error-monitoring ability predicts daily stress regulation
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:702-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Error detection and posterror behavior in depressed undergraduates
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 8:58-67. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Take it to the bridge: an interhemispheric processing advantage for emotional faces
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 24:66-72. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap: interhemispheric communication about emotional faces
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 4:219-32. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Effects of Anxiety on Interhemispheric Processing
    REBECCA COMPTON; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The interface between emotion and attention: a review of evidence from psychology and neuroscience
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, PA 19041, USA
    Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 2:115-29. 2003
    ..The review highlights limitations in the current literature, directions for fruitful future research, and the need to move beyond simple dichotomies such as 'cognition' versus 'emotion.'..
  2. doi request reprint Cognitive control in the intertrial interval: evidence from EEG alpha power
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041, USA
    Psychophysiology 48:583-90. 2011
    ..Finally, hemispheric differences in alpha power during the intertrial interval supported the complementary roles of the left and right hemispheres in behavioral activation and inhibition...
  3. pmc Stress regulation and cognitive control: evidence relating cortisol reactivity and neural responses to errors
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 13:152-63. 2013
    ..In contrast, an enhanced ERAS response may reflect error-related arousal that is not adaptive. The results support the concept of overlapping systems for cognitive and emotional self-regulation...
  4. doi request reprint Is "conflict adaptation" driven by conflict? Behavioral and EEG evidence for the underappreciated role of congruent trials
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041, USA
    Psychophysiology 49:583-9. 2012
    ..These results imply that trial-by-trial changes in performance may not be driven solely by conflict, but rather by changes in attention triggered by congruent information...
  5. doi request reprint Neural and behavioral measures of error-related cognitive control predict daily coping with stress
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 11:379-90. 2011
    ..Finally, depression levels predicted daily affect and coping independent of cognitive control variables. The results offer qualified support for an integrated conception of cognitive and emotional self-regulation...
  6. pmc Trouble crossing the bridge: altered interhemispheric communication of emotional images in anxiety
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 8:684-92. 2008
    ..These results suggest that altered interhemispheric communication may constitute one mechanism of cognitive avoidance in worry...
  7. doi request reprint Error-monitoring ability predicts daily stress regulation
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:702-8. 2008
    ..The results support the notion that cognitive control and emotion regulation depend on common or interacting systems...
  8. doi request reprint Error detection and posterror behavior in depressed undergraduates
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 8:58-67. 2008
    ..Together, the results imply that depression is associated not with an error detection deficit, but rather with alterations in subsequent performance changes, once errors have been identified...
  9. ncbi request reprint Take it to the bridge: an interhemispheric processing advantage for emotional faces
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 24:66-72. 2005
    ..Possible interpretations of the enhanced interhemispheric processing advantage include increased computational complexity or subcortical transfer of emotionally salient information...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap: interhemispheric communication about emotional faces
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, PA 19041, USA
    Emotion 4:219-32. 2004
    ..Thus, both situational factors and individual differences affected interhemispheric communication about emotional faces...
  11. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric integration during the menstrual cycle: failure to confirm progesterone-mediated interhemispheric decoupling
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:1496-503. 2004
    ..In summary, despite a rigorous and valid test, the theory that progesterone leads to interhemispheric decoupling found no support...
  12. ncbi request reprint Paying attention to emotion: an fMRI investigation of cognitive and emotional stroop tasks
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:81-96. 2003
    ..The results indicate that emotion and attention are intimately related via a network of regions that monitor for salient information, maintain attention on the task, suppress irrelevant information, and select appropriate responses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between coping styles and perceptual asymmetry
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Pennsylvania 19041, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:1069-78. 2003
    ..Results indicate that although brooding and dwelling on the negative may be associated with decreased RH involvement, openness to emotion may be associated with increased RH involvement...
  14. ncbi request reprint Responding to threat: hemispheric asymmetries and interhemispheric division of input
    R J Compton
    Department of Psychology and the Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Neuropsychology 14:254-64. 2000
    ..Finally, participants with high levels of anxious apprehension were most likely to make use of this interhemispheric processing strategy, supporting a processing efficiency theory of cognitive function in anxiety...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inter-hemispheric interaction facilitates face processing
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Neuropsychologia 40:2409-19. 2002
    ..Further, this advantage was greater for the more difficult character identity task. Results offer qualified support for the hypothesis that inter-hemispheric interaction is especially advantageous as task demands increase...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of worry and evaluation stress on interhemispheric interaction
    R J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Pennsylvania 19041, USA
    Neuropsychology 15:427-33. 2001
    ..Regardless of task condition, high worriers displayed a reduced AHA compared with low worriers, reflecting ineffective coordination of interhemispheric resources in worriers...
  17. pmc Anxiety and error monitoring: increased error sensitivity or altered expectations?
    Rebecca J Compton
    Department of Psychology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041, USA
    Brain Cogn 64:247-56. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint Alpha power is influenced by performance errors
    Joshua Carp
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Psychophysiology 46:336-43. 2009
    ..These findings imply that changes in cortical arousal play a unique role in modulating post-error behavior...
  19. ncbi request reprint Menstrual cycle phase and mood effects on perceptual asymmetry
    R J Compton
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Brain Cogn 35:168-83. 1997
    ..Implications for mood effects on perceptual asymmetry and future research on cycle-related shifts in asymmetry are discussed...

Research Grants1

  1. Effects of Anxiety on Interhemispheric Processing
    REBECCA COMPTON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Application of the ERP methodology for measuring interhemispheric transmission is expected to produce a detailed picture of how emotional relevance affects the spread of information from one hemisphere to another. ..