Behavioral Social Neuroscience Seminar
Thursday, June 21, 2018
4:00pm to 5:00pmAdd to Cal
Evidence for the role of attention to emotion in anhedonia
Elizabeth Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, UC Irvine,
Abstract: Anhedonia, or decreased positive emotion in response to positive stimuli, is transdiagnostic symptom prevalent in a number of psychiatric and neurological disorders. Interestingly, it is also found in non-clinical populations and actually predicts future onset of some mental illnesses. My more recent work has focused on understanding the phenotypic expression and neural correlates of anhedonia. I will discuss this work and highlight evidence I have found regarding the role of aberrant attention to emotions in anhedonia.
For more information, please contact Mary Martin by phone at 626-395-5884 or by email at [email protected].