Jennifer H Pfeifer

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social identities and intergroup bias in immigrant and nonimmigrant children
    Jennifer H Pfeifer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:496-507. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Mirroring others' emotions relates to empathy and interpersonal competence in children
    Jennifer 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
  3. pmc Understanding emotions in others: mirror neuron dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Mirella 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Putting feelings into words: affect labeling disrupts amygdala activity in response to affective stimuli
    Matthew D Lieberman
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:421-8. 2007
  5. pmc Neural correlates of social exclusion during adolescence: understanding the distress of peer rejection
    Carrie L Masten
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:143-57. 2009
  6. pmc Witnessing peer rejection during early adolescence: neural correlates of empathy for experiences of social exclusion
    Carrie 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
  7. pmc Subgenual anterior cingulate responses to peer rejection: a marker of adolescents' risk for depression
    Carrie 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
  8. pmc "I know you are but what am I?!": neural bases of self- and social knowledge retrieval in children and adults
    Jennifer H Pfeifer
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1323-37. 2007
  9. pmc Neural correlates of direct and reflected self-appraisals in adolescents and adults: when social perspective-taking informs self-perception
    Jennifer H Pfeifer
    Department of Psychology, 1227 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1227, USA
    Child Dev 80:1016-38. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Social identities and intergroup bias in immigrant and nonimmigrant children
    Jennifer 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mirroring others' emotions relates to empathy and interpersonal competence in children
    Jennifer 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...
  3. pmc Understanding emotions in others: mirror neuron dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Mirella 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Putting feelings into words: affect labeling disrupts amygdala activity in response to affective stimuli
    Matthew 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...
  5. pmc Neural correlates of social exclusion during adolescence: understanding the distress of peer rejection
    Carrie L Masten
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci 4:143-57. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Witnessing peer rejection during early adolescence: neural correlates of empathy for experiences of social exclusion
    Carrie 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...
  7. pmc Subgenual anterior cingulate responses to peer rejection: a marker of adolescents' risk for depression
    Carrie 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
    ....
  8. pmc "I know you are but what am I?!": neural bases of self- and social knowledge retrieval in children and adults
    Jennifer 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...
  9. pmc Neural correlates of direct and reflected self-appraisals in adolescents and adults: when social perspective-taking informs self-perception
    Jennifer 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Neural Basis of Self-Concept Development in Adolescence
    JENNIFER PFEIFER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is predicted that the correlation between self-concept and developmental outcomes will be stronger in more-identified domains. ..