A cognitive-neuroscience approach to resilience and depression: the processing of positive information

01 January 2010 → 31 October 2016
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Animal experimental and comparative psychology
    • Applied psychology
    • Biological and physiological psychology
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • Cognitive science and intelligent systems
    • Developmental psychology and ageing
    • Human experimental psychology
    • Other psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Neurosciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Neurosciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Neurosciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
cognitive control affectieve neuroscience depression resilience fMRI
Project description

The aim of the project is to investigate the influence of positive emotions on resilience in remitted depressed people within a cognitive-neuroscience perspective, using experimental paradigms, event related Potentials to examine the spatio-temporal dynamics of conflict detection and recruitement of cognitive control on encounter of emotional information, and fMRI to map neural networks involved in the regulation of emmottions.