Schiller Laboratory

of Affective Neuroscience

Can we change our emotions?

how emotions are formed in the human brain


Delgado MR, Beer JS, Fellows L, Huettel S, Platt M, Quirk G, and Schiller D (2016) Dialogues on the functional role of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Nature Neuroscience 19, 1545-1552

Behavioral Genetics: Of Mice, Men, and Internal Bliss by Daniela Schiller in Current Biology

The Courage to Fear. Even if subdued, fear is always there, lurking. Waiting for the right moment to erupt and take over your will. What are the brain mechanisms underlying our fear memories, and can we change them? [article] By Daniela Schiller in Huffington Post Science

Homan P and Schiller D (2016) Neuroscience: This is not a spider. Current Biology 26, R882-R902

A Lighter Shade of Trauma by Daniela Schiller in Biological Psychiatry. [PDF]

Affective Neuroscience: Tracing the Trace of Fear. The trace of fear has been elusive and difficult to discern in the human brain. Researchers have come up with a clever new way to track it down. [PDF] By Daniela Schiller in Current Biology

Schiller D (2016) Hacking the brain to overcome fear. Nature Human Behavior 1:0010

A Labtime Story By Daniela Schiller for

How Free Is Your Will? A clock face, advanced neurosurgery—and startling philosophical questions about the decision to act. [article] By Daniela Schiller and David Carmel in Scientific American

Schiller D (2016) Running to Forget. Int J Neuropsychopharmacology 19, 1-2

Yielding to Neural Temptation. [article] By Daniela Schiller in Huffington Post Science

Snakes in the MRI Machine: A Study of Courage. What courage looks like in the brain—in real time. [article] By Daniela Schiller in Scientific American