Our laboratory studies emotions

what they are, and how they work. Our research uses experiential, behavioral, psychophysiological, and brain-imaging techniques.

The IASL is located at Northeastern University, with a secondary site at Mass General Hospital.

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We use analogies to help explain our research. Our studies show that emotions are constructed in the brain in much the same way that baked goods are made... i.e., with certain ingredients. Learn More.