Helen Schmidt

I'm a 1st year Ph.D. student in social psychology at Temple University. I work with Chelsea Helion in the Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab to study emotion regulation and affective labeling. I'm interested in using a combination of behavioral and neuroimaging methods to investigate the relationship between emotion and language and learn more about how language helps us communicate and regulate how we feel.

Previously, I worked as the lab coordinator in Maureen Ritchey's Memory Modulation Lab where I studied how retrieval practice impacted episodic memory for emotional information. Before that, I completed my M.Sc. in clinical neuroscience at University College London, where I studied learning and decision-making in affective environments. I completed my undergraduate degree at Tufts University, where I worked with Elizabeth Race in the Integrative Cognitive Neuroscience Lab to study how attention and mind-wandering predicted memory quality.

Here is a copy of my CV.

Email me at helen_schmidt@temple.edu to get in touch.

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