Osher Center Research Seminar: Regina Lapate

Please join us on Friday, April 19th from 12-1pm in Bowes Room 523 for an Osher Center Research Seminar with Dr. Regina Lapate.

"The regulation of affective spillover: amygdala-prefrontal contributions"

Regina Lapate, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute


I am an affective neuroscientist interested in the neurobiological and behavioral processes that underlie adaptive responding to emotional events. My research examines questions such as: What is the function of conscious awareness in emotion? What are the neural mechanisms that underlie effective emotion regulation? How does attention training modulate emotion regulation? To interrogate these questions, I employ peripheral physiology, neuroimaging, electrophysiology, and transcranial magnetic stimulation, which I often combine with behavioral assays and analyses anchored in individual differences.


I obtained my PhD in Psychology with Dr. Richard Davidson at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Mark D'Esposito at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley.

Friday, April 19 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Room 523
1545 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115


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