Emotion Group Meetings

The Emotion Group was originally formed as an activity for the Trainees appointed to the Training Program in Emotion Research.  Anyone who is interested in learning more about and discussing emotion research is welcome to attend.  If you would like to be added or removed from the email announcement list, please contact us at emotiont32grant@bi.wisc.eduMeetings are held virtually via Zoom.

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

Questions, comments, or concerns can be sent to Jane Lambert at emotiont32grant@bi.wisc.edu.