2023 - Research.com Neuroscience in United States Leader Award
2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award
2015 - William James Fellow Award, Association for Psychological Science (APA)
2013 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
2011 - Karl Spencer Lashley Award, The American Philosophical Society in recognition of his seminal studies of the neural mechanisms of emotional learning, particularly fear learning and fear memory
2010 - APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychology, American Psychological Association
2006 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2000 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
His primary areas of study are Neuroscience, Amygdala, Fear conditioning, Fear processing in the brain and Classical conditioning. His Neuroscience research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Synaptic plasticity and Long-term potentiation. The concepts of his Amygdala study are interwoven with issues in Cognitive psychology, Medial geniculate body, Thalamus, Stimulus and Neuroplasticity.
His work is dedicated to discovering how Fear conditioning, Conditioning are connected with Phobias and other disciplines. His Fear processing in the brain research incorporates elements of Associative learning, Aversive Stimulus, Cognition and Fear-potentiated startle. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Context, Central nucleus of the amygdala, Endocrinology and Prefrontal cortex.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Neuroscience, Amygdala, Fear conditioning, Classical conditioning and Fear processing in the brain. His work carried out in the field of Neuroscience brings together such families of science as Synaptic plasticity and Long-term potentiation. His studies in Amygdala integrate themes in fields like Cognitive psychology, Thalamus, Anxiety, Extinction and Neuroplasticity.
His study in Cognitive psychology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Consciousness and Cognition. The Fear conditioning study combines topics in areas such as Developmental psychology and Dendritic spine. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Associative learning, Context, Prefrontal cortex and Association.
His primary areas of investigation include Neuroscience, Amygdala, Classical conditioning, Cognitive psychology and Consciousness. The various areas that Joseph E. LeDoux examines in his Neuroscience study include Receptor and Anxiety. His work on Lateral nucleus as part of general Amygdala research is often related to Translation, thus linking different fields of science.
His Classical conditioning study combines topics in areas such as Context, Communication, Association and Lesion. Joseph E. LeDoux interconnects Fear conditioning, Cognition, Aggression and Avoidance learning in the investigation of issues within Cognitive psychology. The concepts of his Consciousness study are interwoven with issues in Feeling and Cognitive science.
Joseph E. LeDoux mainly focuses on Neuroscience, Cognitive psychology, Amygdala, Developmental psychology and Anxiety. His research integrates issues of Aversive conditioning and Cognitive science in his study of Neuroscience. Joseph E. LeDoux has included themes like Consciousness, Aggression and Avoidance learning in his Cognitive psychology study.
His Amygdala research includes themes of Striatum, Sensory system, Aversive Stimulus, AMPA receptor and Neuroplasticity. In his study, Fear conditioning, Conditioning, Social psychology and Behaviorism is strongly linked to Classical conditioning, which falls under the umbrella field of Anxiety. He specializes in Fear conditioning, namely Fear processing in the brain.
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The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life
Joseph E. LeDoux.
Emotion Circuits in the Brain
Joseph E. LeDoux.
Annual Review of Neuroscience (2000)
The Emotional Brain
Joseph E LeDoux.
Differential Contribution of Amygdala and Hippocampus to Cued and Contextual Fear Conditioning
R. G. Phillips;J. E. LeDoux.
Behavioral Neuroscience (1992)
Synaptic Self: How Our Brains Become Who We Are
Joseph E LeDoux.
Contributions of the Amygdala to Emotion Processing: From Animal Models to Human Behavior
Elizabeth A. Phelps;Joseph E. LeDoux.
EMOTION: Clues from the Brain
Joseph E. LeDoux.
Annual Review of Psychology (1995)
The emotional brain, fear, and the amygdala.
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology (2003)
Extinction Learning in Humans: Role of the Amygdala and vmPFC
Elizabeth A. Phelps;Mauricio R. Delgado;Katherine I. Nearing;Joseph E. LeDoux.
Different projections of the central amygdaloid nucleus mediate autonomic and behavioral correlates of conditioned fear
Joseph E. LeDoux;Jiro Iwata;Piera Cicchetti;Donald J. Reis.
The Journal of Neuroscience (1988)
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