Department of Psychology Faculty Research Lecture: The role of self-distancing in enabling adaptive behavior under stress: Implications for emotion regulation and self-control
Colloquium | October 24 | 3 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
Ozlem Ayduk, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
This talk will describe a program of research on the emotion regulatory benefits of self-distancing -- the process of transcending ones egocentric point of view in the here-and-now. I will present data from multiple levels of analyses (e.g., behavioral, neural) using a variety of research designs (i.e., correlational, experimental, longitudinal) that elucidate how and why self-distancing might foster both personal and interpersonal well-being. Implications of the findings for applications (intervention, therapy, training) will be discussed.
Reception immediately following.