New Media Echoes About DLab Research.

Research linking optimism, orbitofrontal cortex, and anxiety ("Optimism and the Brain: Trait Optimism Mediates the Protective Role of the Orbitofrontal Cortex Gray Matter Volume against Anxiety"), published in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, was recently featured in the Academic Minute. Down-load the paper from 

DLab Student Passes Qualifying Exam!

Matt Moore has successfully passed his qualifying examination - Congratulations, Matt!!

Successful PhD Defense by DLab Student!

Alex Iordan has successfully defended his PhD dissertation - Way to go, Alex!! Everybody is invited to the after-party ;-)

DLab in the News!

Paper showing that positive distraction provides benefits to executive performance compared to negative distraction ("Brain Activity and Network Interactions Linked to Valence-Related Differences in the Impact of Emotional Distraction"), published in Cerebral Cortex, receives media attention - see the links below for some of the echoes; download the advance access paper from here.

DLab Student Wins Scholarship!

Yuta Katsumi has won the Japanese Student's International Scholarship from the Honjo International Scholarship Foundation (Tokyo, Japan). This scholarship offers financial support to Japanese graduate students who are pursuing their degrees abroad - Congratulations, Yuta!

New DLab Paper on Emotional Distraction Accepted for Publication.

Paper by Iordan & Dolcos "Brain Activity and Network Interactions Linked to Valence-Related Differences in the Impact of Emotional Distraction", has been accepted for publication in Cerebral Cortex.

Paper on Neural Correlates of Remembering Emotional Personal Memories Accepted for Publication.

Paper by Denkova and colleagues "The Role of Retrieval Focus and Valence on Medial Temporal Lobe Activity during Recollection of Emotional Autobiographical Memories" was accepted for publication in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience.

Dolcos Lab Research Featured by The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.

Dolcos Lab research co-funded by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) was recently featured in the news section of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD).

Dolcos Lab in the News!

Paper on factors predicting vulnerability to anxiety "Reappraisal and Suppression Mediate the Contribution of Regulatory Focus to Anxiety in Healthy Adults", published in the Emotion

Paper Linking Opposing Effects of Emotion on Cognition Published.

Paper by Dolcos & colleagues "Neural Correlates of Opposing Effects of Emotional Distraction on Working Memory and Episodic Memory: An Event Related fMRI Investigation" was published in Frontiers in Psychology - Emotion Science.

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