JENNIFER BEER

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Orbitofrontal cortex and social behavior: integrating self-monitoring and emotion-cognition interactions
    Jennifer S Beer
    University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:871-9. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The Quadruple Process model approach to examining the neural underpinnings of prejudice
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, A8000 University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Neuroimage 43:775-83. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Controlling the integration of emotion and cognition: the role of frontal cortex in distinguishing helpful from hurtful emotional information
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:448-53. 2006
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint The regulatory function of self-conscious emotion: insights from patients with orbitofrontal damage
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:594-604. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms of the testosterone-aggression relation: the role of orbitofrontal cortex
    Pranjal H Mehta
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2357-68. 2010
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Neural systems of social comparison and the "above-average" effect
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology and Imaging Research Center University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Neuroimage 49:2671-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Taking a gamble or playing by the rules: dissociable prefrontal systems implicated in probabilistic versus deterministic rule-based decisions
    Jamil P Bhanji
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Neuroimage 49:1810-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The default self: feeling good or being right?
    Jennifer S Beer
    University of California, Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:187-9. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Orbitofrontal cortex and social behavior: integrating self-monitoring and emotion-cognition interactions
    Jennifer S Beer
    University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 18:871-9. 2006
    ..The results highlight the role of the orbitofrontal cortex in the interplay of self-monitoring and emotional processing and suggest avenues for neurorehabilitation of patients with social deficits subsequent to orbitofrontal damage...
  2. doi request reprint The Quadruple Process model approach to examining the neural underpinnings of prejudice
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, A8000 University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Neuroimage 43:775-83. 2008
    ..Insula activity was associated with attitudes towards ingroup and outgroup members, as well as detecting appropriate behavior...
  3. ncbi request reprint Controlling the integration of emotion and cognition: the role of frontal cortex in distinguishing helpful from hurtful emotional information
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, 95616, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:448-53. 2006
    ..Together, the two studies suggest that activity in lateral orbitofrontal cortex is associated with evaluating the contextual relevance of emotional information for decision making...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint The regulatory function of self-conscious emotion: insights from patients with orbitofrontal damage
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:594-604. 2003
    ..Additionally, deficient behavioral regulation is associated with impairments in interpreting the self-conscious emotions of others...
  6. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms of the testosterone-aggression relation: the role of orbitofrontal cortex
    Pranjal H Mehta
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:2357-68. 2010
    ..The findings suggest that testosterone increases the propensity toward aggression because of reduced activation of the neural circuitry of impulse control and self-regulation...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Neural systems of social comparison and the "above-average" effect
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology and Imaging Research Center University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Neuroimage 49:2671-9. 2010
    ..These findings are the first to directly examine the neural systems involved in social judgment bias and have implications for the association between frontal lobe dysfunction and poor insight...
  9. doi request reprint Taking a gamble or playing by the rules: dissociable prefrontal systems implicated in probabilistic versus deterministic rule-based decisions
    Jamil P Bhanji
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Neuroimage 49:1810-9. 2010
    ..Lateral prefrontal cortex plays a key role in implementing deterministic decision rules, ventromedial prefrontal cortex in probabilistic rules, and anterior insula in both...
  10. ncbi request reprint The default self: feeling good or being right?
    Jennifer S Beer
    University of California, Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:187-9. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Knowing your place: self-perceptions of status in face-to-face groups
    Cameron Anderson
    Walter A Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1900, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:1094-110. 2006
    ..La Voie, 1984). Individuals showed high accuracy in perceiving their status and even erred on the side of being overly humble. Moreover, enhancement in status self-perceptions was associated with lower levels of social acceptance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Implicit self-theories of shyness
    Jennifer S Beer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 94720 1650, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1009-24. 2002
    ..Together, these studies indicate that implicit self-theories of shyness are important for understanding individual differences among shy people and suggest new avenues for implicit self-theories research...
  13. ncbi request reprint The impact of orbital prefrontal cortex damage on emotional activation to unanticipated and anticipated acoustic startle stimuli
    Nicole A Roberts
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 4:307-16. 2004
    ..Thus, orbitofrontal damage may compromise the ability to anticipate physiologically the onset of aversive stimuli, despite intact or enhanced emotional responses when such stimuli occur unexpectedly...
  14. doi request reprint Perceiving others' personalities: examining the dimensionality, assumed similarity to the self, and stability of perceiver effects
    Sanjay Srivastava
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 98:520-34. 2010
    ..Implications for the interpretation of perceiver effects and for research on personality assessment and psychopathology are discussed...
  15. 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
  16. ncbi request reprint Prefrontal involvement in the regulation of emotion: convergence of rat and human studies
    Gregory J Quirk
    Department of Physiology, Ponce School of Medicine, P O Box 7004, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00732
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 16:723-7. 2006
    ..The overlap in circuitry is consistent with a common mechanism, and points toward future experiments designed to bridge human and rodent models of emotion regulation...
  17. ncbi request reprint How self-evaluations relate to being liked by others: integrating sociometer and attachment perspectives
    Sanjay Srivastava
    University of Oregon, Eugene, 97403, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:966-77. 2005
    ..e., potentiated the sociometer). These findings have several implications for research on self-evaluation, adult attachment theory, and the importance of integrating interpersonal processes and individual differences...

Research Grants2

  1. Human Orbital Prefrontal Function
    JENNIFER BEER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e., presence vs. absence of punishment and reward). The most fruitful next step is to conduct functional neuroimaging studies of orbital PFC activity in relation to emotional influences on decisions and judgments ..
  2. Regulating Approach Impulses:Implications of Orbitofrontal Function for Addiction
    JENNIFER BEER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Ultimately, this reseach program will have important implications for developing both cognitive and biological treatments for addiction. ..