Jennifer H Pfeifer
Affiliation: University of California
- Social identities and intergroup bias in immigrant and nonimmigrant childrenJennifer H Pfeifer
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Dev Psychol 43:496-507. 2007..In addition, a more central American identity was associated with less intergroup bias among ethnic minority children...
- Mirroring others' emotions relates to empathy and interpersonal competence in childrenJennifer H Pfeifer
Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 7085, USA
Neuroimage 39:2076-85. 2008..These findings suggest that simulation mechanisms and the MNS may indeed be relevant to social functioning in everyday life during typical human development...
- Understanding emotions in others: mirror neuron dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disordersMirella Dapretto
Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
Nat Neurosci 9:28-30. 2006..Notably, activity in this area was inversely related to symptom severity in the social domain, suggesting that a dysfunctional 'mirror neuron system' may underlie the social deficits observed in autism...
- Putting feelings into words: affect labeling disrupts amygdala activity in response to affective stimuliMatthew D Lieberman
University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Psychol Sci 18:421-8. 2007..These results suggest that affect labeling may diminish emotional reactivity along a pathway from RVLPFC to MPFC to the amygdala...
- Neural correlates of social exclusion during adolescence: understanding the distress of peer rejectionCarrie L Masten
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:143-57. 2009....
- Witnessing peer rejection during early adolescence: neural correlates of empathy for experiences of social exclusionCarrie L Masten
Department of Psychology, University of California, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Soc Neurosci 5:496-507. 2010..Overall findings suggest that when early adolescents witness social exclusion in their daily lives, some may actually 'feel the pain' of the victims and act more prosocially toward them as a result...
- Subgenual anterior cingulate responses to peer rejection: a marker of adolescents' risk for depressionCarrie L Masten
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1285 Franz Hall, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
Dev Psychopathol 23:283-92. 2011....
- "I know you are but what am I?!": neural bases of self- and social knowledge retrieval in children and adultsJennifer H Pfeifer
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Cogn Neurosci 19:1323-37. 2007..Only children activated the MPFC significantly above baseline during self-knowledge retrieval. Implications for social cognitive development and the processing functions performed by the MPFC are discussed...
- Neural correlates of direct and reflected self-appraisals in adolescents and adults: when social perspective-taking informs self-perceptionJennifer H Pfeifer
Department of Psychology, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
Child Dev 80:1016-38. 2009..Activity in the medial fronto-parietal network was also enhanced when adolescents took the perspective of someone more relevant to a given domain...