Emotion Group Archives

Schedule of Emotion Group Meetings for Spring 2021: 

Monday, March 29th, 1:00-2:00pm

Discussion Leader(s): Camille Williams

Topic: Empathy


Imel, Z. E., Barco, J. S., Brown, H. J., Baucom, B. R., Baer, J. S., Kircher, J. C., et al. (2014). The association of therapist empathy and synchrony in vocally encoded arousal. J. Counseling Psychol. 61, 146–153. doi: 10.1037/a0034943

Rogers, C. (1980).Empathic: an unappreciated way of being (pp 137-163) in A Way of Being. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin.

Meeting link: Zoom

Tuesday, April 6th, 9:00-10:00am

Discussion Leader(s): Emily Hilton

Topic: The structure of psychopathology


Watson, D., Clark, L. A., & Harkness, A. R. (1994).  Structures of personality and their relevance to psychopathology. Journal of abnormal psychology103(1), 18–31. https://doi.org/10.1037/0021-843X.103.1.18

Tackett, J. L., Lahey, B. B., van Hulle, C., Waldman, I., Krueger, R. F., & Rathouz, P. J. (2013). Common genetic influences on negative emotionality and a general psychopathology factor in childhood and adolescence. Journal of abnormal psychology122(4), 1142–1153. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0034151

Meeting link: Zoom

Monday, April 12th, 4:00-5:00pm

Discussion Leader(s): Andrea Stein

Topic: Differentiation theories of emotional development


Bridges, K. M. B. (1932). Emotional development in early infancy. Child Development, 3(4), 324–341. https://doi.org/10.2307/1125359

Camras, L. A. (2011). Differentiation, dynamical integration and functional emotional development. Emotion Review, 3(2), 138–146. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754073910387944

Meeting link: Zoom

Thursday, April 22nd, 11:00am-12:00pm

Discussion Leader(s): Nakul Aggarwal

Topic: Fear and anxiety


LeDoux, J.E., Pine, D.S. (2016) Using Neuroscience to Help Understand Fear and Anxiety: A Two-System Framework. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 1083-1093.  https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2016.16030353

Davis, M. (1992) The Role of the Amygdala in Fear and Anxiety. Annual Review of Neuroscience, 353-375. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.ne.15.030192.002033

Meeting link: Zoom

Schedule of Emotion Group Meetings for Fall 2020:

Thursday,  November 5th, 1:00-2:00pm

Discussion Leader(s): Ashley Ruba

Topic: Interoception and the nature of emotion


Seth, A.K., Friston, K.J. (2016). Active Interoceptive Inference and the Emotional Brain. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.371:20160007.

James, W. (1884). What Is an Emotion? Mind. 9(34):188-205.

Meeting link: Zoom

Thursday,  November 19th , 1:00-2:00pm

Discussion Leader(s): Karen Smith

Topic: Somatovisceral Models of Emotion.


Cannon, W.B. (1927). The James-Lange Theory of Emotions: A Critical Examination and an Alternative Theory. American Journal of Psychology. 1987. 100(3-4):567-86.

Norman, G.J., Berntson, G.G., Cacioppo, J.T. (2014). Emotion, Somatovisceral Afference, and Autonomic Regulation. Emotion Review. 6(2):113-123.

Meeting link: Zoom

Thursday,  December 3rd, 1:00-2:00pm

Discussion Leader(s): Justin Russell

Topic: Conceptualizations of Adverse Experiences/Traumas


Felitti, V.J., Anda, R.F., Nordenberg, D., Williamson, D.F., Spitz, A.M., Edwards, V., Koss, M.P., Marks, J.S. (1998). Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household Dysfunction to Many of the Leading Causes of Death in Adults: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 14(4):245-58.

Weems, C.F., Russell, J.D., Herringa, R.J., Carrion, V.G. (2020). Translating the Neuroscience of Adverse Childhood Experiences to Inform Policy and Foster Population Level Resilience. American Psychologist. In press.

Meeting link: Zoom