Lisa Feldman Barrett

Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD
39 Interviews
Psychology professor Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett studies affective neuroscience, a field of psychology focused on the expression and recognition of emotions. She is the author of several books on the subject, notably “Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain” (2020) and “How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain” (2017). Dr. Barrett proposed her own “theory of constructed emotion.” She believes that emotions are not solely biological in nature, but also depend on cultural and environmental factors. Dr. Barrett has received several prestigious awards, including the APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award in Psychology, NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, and others.

Lisa Feldman Barrett's Interviews

Eric Zimmer & Lisa Feldman Barrett 10 May 2024 • EN

Understanding How the Brain Works with Lisa Feldman Barrett

In this episode, Lisa Feldman Barrett explores the science of how your brain really works. Eric and Lisa discuss a variety of practical strategies to improve your emotional well-being and resilience, based on the latest neuroscience research. Get ready to see your brain in a whole new light as you learn about the inner

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Ever wonder why your heart races with anticipation or why a simple hug can calm your nerves? Prepare to unlock the mysteries of your emotional landscape with the theories of Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett, author of How Emotions are Made, as we examine the complex world of constructed emotions. I am reading her book and I wa

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In this episode, Xavier Bonilla has a dialogue with Lisa Feldman-Barrett about emotions. They discuss what emotions are and how they are different from affect and feelings. They also discuss the social construction model of emotions with discussion on interoception, exteroception, allostasis and homeostasis. They talk

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Scott Barry Kaufman & Lisa Feldman Barrett 09 Nov 2023 • EN

Best of Series: Surprising Truths about the Human Brain with Lisa Feldman Barrett

In this episode, I talk to renowned neuroscientist Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett about emotions and the brain. She reveals what the true function of the brain is⎯and it’s not for thinking. We also discuss the impact of past experiences on our cognition and what we can do to overcome our own detrimental patterns. Further int

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Andrew Huberman & Lisa Feldman Barrett 16 Oct 2023 • EN

Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett: How to Understand Emotions

In this episode, my guest is Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University who is a world expert in the science of emotions. She explains what emotions are and how the brain represents and integrates signals from our body and the environment around us to create our

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Brett Bartholomew & Lisa Feldman Barrett 16 Oct 2023 • EN

E296 | Lisa Feldman Barrett: Rethinking Emotions in Leadership and Life

The job of scientists is a tough one - to take complex, multifaceted, messy concepts, and do their best to simplify them in a way that is understandable and digestible to the general public. However, today’s guest, Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett,  warns that if something is too simple, we probably shouldn’t believe it.  Espe

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