Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD, is professor of Psychology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Northeastern University. She is the author of How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain and Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain. She also holds appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.
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Lisa Feldman Barrett
Why do emotions feel automatic and uncontrollable? Does rational thought really control emotion? How does emotion affect disease? The brain is so amazingly complex and still largely a mystery. My conversation with Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett, who is among the top one percent most-cited scientists in the world for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience, provides a deeper understanding of the mind and brain, answering these questions and so much more.