Lisa Feldman Barrett

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., is professor inthe department of Psychology at Boston College [ [http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/psych/faculty_staff/barrett.html Boston College faculty profile] ] in Boston, and an Associate in Research at
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Barrett is a social psychologist and researcher specializing in affective science and human emotion. [cite book
last = Niedenthal
first = Paula
coauthors = Silvia Krauth-Gruber, Francois Ric
title = "Psychology of Emotions: Interpersonal, Experiential and Cognitive Approaches."
publisher = Psychology Press
date = 2006
pages = pp. 53-61 et al
month = September
isbn = 1-8416-9402-9
] [ [http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&lr=&q=%22lisa+feldman+barrett%22&btnG=Search Publications and citations at Google Scholar] ] [ [http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/82953.php Medical News Today, 20 September 2007] ] Her main research is on the structure of
affect, having developedexperience-sampling methods [cite book
last = Hektner
first = Joel M.
coauthors = Jennifer A. Schmidt, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
title = "Experience Sampling Method: Measuring the Quality of Everyday Life."
publisher = SAGE Publications
date = 2006
pages = p. 37 et al
month = September
isbn = 1-4129-4923-8
] and [http://www.experience-sampling.org/ software] to study emotional experience.

In 2007, Dr. Barrett received an [http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/pioneer/ NIH Director's Pioneer Award] from the National Institutes of Health. [ [http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/pioneer/Recipients07.aspx Pioneer award announcement] ] In 2006, she received a Career Trajectory Award from the [http://www.sesp.org/ Society for Experimental Social Psychology] for her work in emotion. [ [http://www.sesp.org/awards.htm 2006 Career Trajectory Award] ] She is also a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, [ [http://www.psychologicalscience.org/fellows/fellows.cfm Fellow status in APS] ] the American Psychological Association, and the [http://www.spsp.org Society for Personality and Social Psychology] .

Dr. Barrett was born 1963 in Toronto, Canada.

ee also

* Affective neuroscience
* Linguistic relativity
* Conceptual-act model of emotion

External links

* [http://www2.bc.edu/~barretli/ Official site]
* [http://www2.bc.edu/~barretli/publications.shtml Publications]
* [http://www.experience-sampling.org/ ESP (Experience Sampling Program): free, open-source software for scientists]

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