Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2002
Scholarly Interests: Social neuroscience, social psychology, and cognitive/affective neuroscience. Mind perception and its neural substrates: the processes by which we recognize others’ emotions and understand their actions; anthropomorphizing; simulation and shared substrates models.
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Olson, K.R., Heberlein, A.S., Kensinger, E., Spelke, E.S., Dweck, C.S., Banaji, M.R. (in press). The Role of Forgetting in Undermining Good Intentions. PLOS One.
Gray, K., Jenkins, A.C., Heberlein, A.S., Wegner, D.M. (2011). Distortions of mind perception in psychopathology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(2), 477-79.
Heberlein, A.S., Atkinson, A.P. (2009). Neuroscientific evidence for simulation and shared substrates in emotion recognition: Beyond faces. Emotion Review, 1(2): 162-177.
Heberlein, A.S., Padon, A.A., Gillihan, S.J., Farah, M.J., Fellows, L.K. (2008). Facial emotion recognition impairments consequent to ventromedial frontal lobe damage. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 20(4):721-733.
Heberlein, A.S., Adolphs, R. (2004) Perception in the absence of social attribution: selective impairment in anthropomorphizing following bilateral amygala damage. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101(19):7487-7491.