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 use a combination of behavioral, neuroimaging, quantitative, and machine learning 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 in biology 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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