Melissa A Rosenkranz
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- A comparison of mindfulness-based stress reduction and an active control in modulation of neurogenic inflammationMelissa A Rosenkranz
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, United States
Brain Behav Immun 27:174-84. 2013..Moreover, mindfulness practice, in particular, may be more efficacious in symptom relief than the well-being promoting activities cultivated in the HEP program...
- Are there neurophenotypes for asthma? Functional brain imaging of the interaction between emotion and inflammation in asthmaMelissa A Rosenkranz
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e40921. 2012..However, the precise nature of the neural pathways implicated in modulating asthma symptoms is unknown. Moreover, the extent to which variations in neural signaling predict different phenotypes of disease expression has not been studied...
- Affective neural circuitry and mind-body influences in asthmaMelissa A Rosenkranz
University of Wisconsin Madison, Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, 1500 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Neuroimage 47:972-80. 2009....
- Substance P at the nexus of mind and body in chronic inflammation and affective disordersMelissa A Rosenkranz
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53705, USA
Psychol Bull 133:1007-37. 2007..Finally, to complete the bidirectional loop of brain-immune interactions, substance P expression in anxiety and depression as well as its potential role in the neural regulation of peripheral inflammation is reviewed...
- Making a life worth living: neural correlates of well-beingHeather L Urry
Department of Psychology and W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Psychol Sci 15:367-72. 2004..Appropriately engaging sources of appetitive motivation, characteristic of higher left than right baseline levels of prefrontal activation, may encourage the experience of well-being...
- Neural circuitry underlying the interaction between emotion and asthma symptom exacerbationMelissa A Rosenkranz
Department of Psychology, Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin, 1202 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:13319-24. 2005....
- Psychological well-being and ill-being: do they have distinct or mirrored biological correlates?Carol D Ryff
Institute on Aging, Medical Science Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Psychother Psychosom 75:85-95. 2006..e. well-being and ill-being correlate similarly with biomarkers, but show opposite directional signs), whereas independence predicts 'distinct' biological correlates (i.e. well-being and ill-being have different biological signatures)...
- Socioeconomic status predicts objective and subjective sleep quality in aging womenElliot M Friedman
Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53726, USA
Psychosom Med 69:682-91. 2007..Epidemiological studies linking SES and sleep quality have traditionally relied on self-reported assessments of sleep...
- Now you feel it, now you don't: frontal brain electrical asymmetry and individual differences in emotion regulationDaren C Jackson
University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
Psychol Sci 14:612-7. 2003..This relation between resting frontal activation and recovery following an aversive event supports the idea of a frontally mediated mechanism involved in one form of automatic emotion regulation...
- Cortisol variation in humans affects memory for emotionally laden and neutral informationHeather C Abercrombie
Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1202 West Johnson Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Behav Neurosci 117:505-16. 2003..Results suggest that the effects of cortisol on memory do not differ substantially for emotional and neutral information. The study provides evidence of beneficial effects of acute cortisol elevations on explicit memory in humans...
- Social relationships, sleep quality, and interleukin-6 in aging womenElliot M Friedman
Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18757-62. 2005....
- The validation of an active control intervention for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)Donal G MacCoon
Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Behav Res Ther 50:3-12. 2012..These results emphasize the importance of using an active control condition like HEP in studies evaluating the effectiveness of MBSR...
- Affective style and in vivo immune response: neurobehavioral mechanismsMelissa A Rosenkranz
Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, 1202 W Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11148-52. 2003..These data support the hypothesis that individuals characterized by a more negative affective style mount a weaker immune response and therefore may be at greater risk for illness than those with a more positive affective style...