Skip to content

The cognitive control of emotion.

by Kevin N Ochsner, James J Gross, J.J. Gross, J.J. Gross, R.F. Munoz, R.J. Davidson, D.S. Charney, N.H. Kalin, S.E. Shelton, G.J. Quirk, D.R. Gehlert, P.C. Holland, M. Gallagher, M.M. Botvinick, et al., M. D'Esposito, et al., J.T. Cacioppo, et al., K.N. Ochsner, et al., M.L. Phillips, et al., B. Parkinson, P. Totterdell, J.J. Gross, D.C. Jackson, et al., K.N. Ochsner, J.J. Gross, A.K. Anderson, et al., A.R. Hariri, et al., A.R. Hariri, et al., H. Critchley, et al., S.F. Taylor, et al., P. Vuilleumier, et al., M.L. Gorno-Tempini, et al., J.S. Winston, et al., J.S. Winston, et al., W.A. Cunningham, et al., S. Bishop, et al., L. Pessoa, et al., U.N. Frankenstein, et al., S.J. Bantick, et al., M. Valet, et al., I. Tracey, et al., J.S. Beer, et al., J.C. Hsieh, et al., A. Ploghaus, et al., C.A. Porro, et al., B. Knutson, et al., J. Jensen, et al., E.A. Phelps, et al., J.P. O'Doherty, et al., N. Sawamoto, et al., A. Ploghaus, et al., J.J. Gross, K.N. Ochsner, et al., K.L. Phan, et al., K.N. Ochsner, et al., J. Levesque, et al., M. Beauregard, et al., S.M. Schaefer, et al., M.D. Lieberman, et al., P. Petrovic, et al., T.D. Wager, et al., J.A. Gottfried, R.J. Dolan, E.A. Phelps, et al., R. Cools, et al., M.L. Kringelbach, E.T. Rolls, J.S. Morris, R.J. Dolan, R.D. Rogers, et al., L.K. Fellows, M.J. Farah, J. Hornak, et al., J. Rilling, et al., S.M. McClure, et al., M.H. Erdelyi, D.L. Paulhus, et al., R.S. Lazarus, S. Folkman, R.S. Lazarus, E. Alfert, W. Mischel, et al., J.J. Gross, O.P. John, S. Hamann, T. Canli, D.C. Jackson, et al., N.D. Volkow, J.S. Fowler, H.S. Mayberg, J. Levesque, et al., M. Mather, et al. show all authors
Trends in cognitive sciences ()
Get full text at journal

Abstract

The capacity to control emotion is important for human adaptation. Questions about the neural bases of emotion regulation have recently taken on new importance, as functional imaging studies in humans have permitted direct investigation of control strategies that draw upon higher cognitive processes difficult to study in nonhumans. Such studies have examined (1) controlling attention to, and (2) cognitively changing the meaning of, emotionally evocative stimuli. These two forms of emotion regulation depend upon interactions between prefrontal and cingulate control systems and cortical and subcortical emotion-generative systems. Taken together, the results suggest a functional architecture for the cognitive control of emotion that dovetails with findings from other human and nonhuman research on emotion.

Cite this document (BETA)

Readership Statistics

4 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
 
50% Psychology
 
25% Neuroscience
 
25% Design
by Academic Status
 
50% Student > Bachelor
 
25% Researcher
 
25% Student > Master

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Sign up & Download

Already have an account? Sign in