Regulation of emotion topic of lecture on UGA campus Jan. 11

Regulation of emotion topic of lecture on UGA campus Jan. 11

Athens, Ga. – Kirk Warren Brown, an assistant professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, will deliver a lecture, “The mindful regulation of emotion: adaptive outcomes and neural processes” on Monday, Jan. 11, at 3:30 p.m. in the Miller Learning Center on the University of Georgia campus.

The lecture is in room 348 and is free and open to the public.

Brown’s research centers on the role of attention in self-regulation and well-being, and he has a particular interest in the nature of mindfulness and the role of mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions in emotion regulation, behavior regulation and mental health in healthy and clinical populations. He has written numerous journal articles and chapters on these topics. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Administration on Aging and several other foundations.

Brown earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology at the University of Toronto and McGill University, respectively, and had post-doctoral training at the University of Rochester.

The event is sponsored by the department of psychology, part of the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.