Neurocomputational Insights Into Emotion Representation and Dynamics

February 9, 2023
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Event sponsored by:

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Neurology
School of Medicine (SOM)


Lefebvre, Cathy


Kevin S. LaBar, PhD


Kevin S. LaBar, PhD
Kevin S. LaBar is a Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University. He earned his Ph.D. at New York University and completed postdoctoral studies at Yale University. Dr. LaBar was an Instructor of Neurology at Northwestern University Medical School prior to joining the Duke faculty in 1999. His research seeks to understand how emotions are processed and regulated in the brain, and how they bias memory and other cognitive functions. He addresses these questions using behavioral, psychophysiological, and neuroimaging approaches. Dr. LaBar has published over 175 journal articles and book chapters. He received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation and Young Investigator awards from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His research is supported by the National Institutes of Health. Link to join:

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