Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series in Conjuction with hMRC

Event Details

March 19, 2019
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories

Room: S330

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Center for Research on Families
413-545-4631

Reflecting on the Positive Past: Effects on Stress and Decision Making

The ability to generate positive emotions serves the ability to generate positive emotions serves the adaptive function of enhancing psychological the adaptive function of enhancing psychological resources necessary for coping with stressors resources necessary for coping with stressors in daily life. Dr. Delgado will present behavioral and in daily life. Dr. Delgado will present behavioral and neuroimaging data that suggests the recall of positive neuroimaging data that suggests the recall of positive memories is intrinsically valuable to an individual and memories is intrinsically valuable to an individual and can influence emotion and decision making. He will can influence emotion and decision making. He will also discuss the restorative function of self-generated also discuss the restorative function of self-generated positive emotions in coping with acute stress. 
 
 Light refreshments will be provided