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Sanda Dolcos

Research Assistant Professor

Primary Affiliation

Mechanisms of Cognitive Control


Status Research Staff

Home Department of Psychology

Phone 333-2447


Address 2157 Beckman Institute, 405 North Mathews Avenue

  • Research

    Research areas:

    • Affect and Perspective Taking in social judgment and decision making

    • Emotion Regulation - strategies and changes across adulthood

    • Mechanisms and Neural Correlates

    • Susceptibility and Resilience to emotional challenges

    Research interests:

    • Social and Personality Neuroscience

    • Affective Neuroscience

    • Cognitive and Affective Aging

    • Emotional Wellbeing

  • 2022

    • Bogdan, P. C., Moore, M., Kuznietsov, I., Frank, J. D., Federmeier, K. D., Dolcos, S., & Dolcos, F. (2022). Direct feedback and social conformity promote behavioral change via mechanisms indexed by centroparietal positivity: Electrophysiological evidence from a role-swapping ultimatum game. Psychophysiology, 59(4), [e13985].


    • Dolcos, F., & Dolcos, S. (2021). Neural perspective on emotion. In Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience: Second Edition (Vol. 3-3, pp. 447-453). Elsevier.
    • Dolcos, F., Hohl, K., Hu, Y., & Dolcos, S. (2021). Religiosity and Resilience: Cognitive Reappraisal and Coping Self-Efficacy Mediate the Link between Religious Coping and Well-Being. Journal of Religion and Health, 60(4), 2892-2905.
    • Dolcos, S., Hu, Y., Williams, C., Bogdan, P. C., Hohl, K., Berenbaum, H., & Dolcos, F. (2021). Cultivating Affective Resilience: Proof-of-Principle Evidence of Translational Benefits From a Novel Cognitive-Emotional Training Intervention. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, [585536].
    • Katsumi, Y., Kondo, N., Dolcos, S., Dolcos, F., & Tsukiura, T. (2021). Intrinsic functional network contributions to the relationship between trait empathy and subjective happiness. NeuroImage, 227, 117650. [117650].