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February 3, 2022

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Lisa Feldman Barrett joined us on February 3 for a far-reaching, members-only discussion on the science of emotions: in the battle between thoughts and feelings, which determines human behaviour? 


Lisa Feldman Barrett is a Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and among the top one percent most cited scientists in the world for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience. Her Munk Dialogue on how our brains “think” and the science of emotions took place on February 3.

This event is available to Munk Members only. Membership is free. Visit our Membership page here to explore our membership options and privileges. If you are already a member, log on using your membership credentials to view the Dialogue video.


The Guests

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Lisa Feldman Barrett is a University Distinguished Professor of psychology at Northeastern University with appointments at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School. She is among the top 1% most-cited scientists for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in neuroscience, an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award for transformative research, the Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association (APA). She is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Royal Society of Canada, and a number of other honorific societies. She is also a former president of the APS. She has testified before the US Congress, is the Chief Science Officer for the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at MGH, and actively engages in informal science education for the public via popular books, articles and public lectures. She has authored two popular science books for the public: How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, and more recently, Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain.

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