Lisa Feldman Barrett (full biography)

University Distinguished Professor,
Department of Psychology,
Northeastern University

Curriculum vitae

Karen Quigley (full biography)

Department of Psychology,
Northeastern University

Affiliated Scientist,
Department of Veterans Affairs
Bedford VA Medical Center

Curriculum vitae

Lab Members

IASL personnel


Joe Andreano, Ph.D.

Changes in emotional memory due to aging

Alexandra Touroutoglou, Ph.D.

Neurobiology of affective experience


Yuta Katsumi

Neural mechanisms of emotion regulation and emotional memory

David Melnikoff

Decision-making processes for maintaining homeostasis, using tools from computational neuroscience and social psychology

Jordan Theriault

Theory of mind and predictive coding


Danlei Chen

Predictive coding

Alexandra Fischbach


Kieran McVeigh

The role of interoceptive information in the construction of affective experiences

Clare Shaffer

System-wide metabolic phenotypes of psychiatric disorders and implications for affect and behavior

Christi Westlin

Neural networks that contribute to emotion and emotion regulation


Liz Cory

Research Technician, Northeastern University

Nada Kamona

Research Technician, Northeastern University

Nate McLachlan

Research Technician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jess Ndrianasy

Lab Coordinator, Northeastern University

Paul Savoca

Research Coordinator, Massachusetts General Hospital

Lauren Silva

Research Technician, Northeastern University


Micah J.W. Kessel

Experience and Emotions-Centered Design Lead


Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists (former)

Shir Atzil, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Hebrew University

Lorena Chanes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Autonomous University of Barcelona

Maximilien Chaumon, Ph.D.

Research Associate, Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinièr

Paul Condon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Southern Oregon University

Jennifer Fugate, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Ian Kleckner, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center

Spencer Lynn, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Charles River Analytics

Yoshiya Moriguchi, M.D., Ph.D.

Division Chief, Pathophysiology, Integrative Brain Imaging Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan

Suzanne Oosterwijk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Social Psychology, University of Amsterdam

Ajay Satpute, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Michele M. Tugade, Ph.D.

Professor, Vassar College

Mariann Weierich, Ph.D.

James K. and Lois Merritt Mikawa Distinguished Associate Professor, University of Nevada, Reno

Christy Wilson-Mendenhall, Ph.D.

Scientific Lead, Center for Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jolie Wormwood, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire

Ph.D. Students (former)

Eric Anderson, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist, Maine Medical Center Research Institute;
Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Keith Aronson, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Social Science Research Institute;
Associate Director, Children, Youth and Families Consortium

Kevin Bickart, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Instructor and Fellow, UCLA Neurobehavior and Neuropsychiatry Program

Eliza Bliss-Moreau, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of California, Davis;
Core Scientist, California National Primate Research Center

Tamlin Conner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Otago, New Zealand

Thyra Fossum, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Maria Gendron, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Yale University

Katie Hoemann, M.A.

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Leuven

Jean-Philippe Laurenceau, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Delaware

Kristen Lindquist, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Tracey Madden, Ph.D.

Director, Global Leadership and Talent Development at Raytheon

Tuan Le Mau

Innovation Lead, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore

Myeong-Gu Seo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Maryland

Erika Siegel, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Hewlett-Packard

Jiahe Zhang

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Northeastern University

Xuan Zhang, Ph.D.

Senior Lead Search Ranking Analyst, Facebook