- Oxford Centre for Emotions and Affective Neuroscience (OCEAN)
I am interested in understanding the cognitive and emotional processes that underlie both affective disorders and addictive behaviour.
I focus on how biases in information processing for emotional and food-related information may be underlying emotional vulnerability and appetitive behaviour. Moreover, I am interested in how cognitive training can modify such biases and potentially change behaviour. The aim is to investigate the impact of cognitive training interventions on emotion regulation, reward sensitivity, and inhibitory control.
In my research I take a multidisciplinary approach using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in combination with behavioural and subjective measures in healthy individuals.
The influence of psychological resilience on the relation between automatic stimulus evaluation and attentional breadth for surprised faces.
Grol M. and De Raedt R., (2015), Cogn Emot, 29, 146 - 157
The effects of rumination induction on attentional breadth for self-related information
Grol M. et al, (2015), Clinical Psychological Science, 3, 607 - 618
Effects of positive mood on attention broadening for self-related information.
Grol M. et al, (2014), Psychol Res, 78, 566 - 573
Effects of positive mood on attentional breadth for emotional stimuli.
Grol M. and Raedt RD., (2014), Front Psychol, 5
Using an experimental medicine model to explore combination effects of pharmacological and cognitive interventions for depression and anxiety.
Browning M. et al, (2011), Neuropsychopharmacology, 36, 2689 - 2697