2436, Beckman Institute
Graduate research/teaching assistant
Chinese University of Hong Kong, BA
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, MA
Anxiety disorders and depression represent one of the most common sources of disability worldwide. A key feature of emotional disorders involve disruptions in the brain's ability to effectively regulate emotional responses. Conversely, the ability to adaptively self-regulate emotions is a core...
Religious convictions can often confer a sense of solace for those facing difficult times. It provides a way of thinking about suffering that casts it in a more positive light. This type of positive reappraisal of events sounds similar to a technique in psychology known as cognitive reappraisal....