Leonard Faul


PhD candidate co-mentored by Dr. Kevin LaBar and Dr. Felipe De Brigard. Interested in the behavioral and neural mechanisms underlying how emotional experiences and sustained mood states bias episodic memory consolidation and reconsolidation.

Faul, Leonard, and Kevin LaBar. “Emotional Memory in the Human Brain.” The Oxford Handbook of the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, edited by Thomas J. Carew, Oxford University Press, 2020. Manual, doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190069162.013.2. Full Text

Huang, Shenyang, et al. “Age differences in intuitive moral decision-making: Associations with inter-network neural connectivity.Psychology and Aging, vol. 36, no. 8, Dec. 2021, pp. 902–16. Epmc, doi:10.1037/pag0000633. Full Text

Wright, Rachael N., et al. “Psychosocial determinants of anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic.Journal of Health Psychology, Aug. 2021, p. 13591053211030980. Epmc, doi:10.1177/13591053211030981. Full Text

Faul, L., et al. “Neural activity in functional movement disorders after inpatient rehabilitation.Psychiatry Research. Neuroimaging, vol. 303, Sept. 2020, p. 111125. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.pscychresns.2020.111125. Full Text

Faul, Leonard, et al. “Proximal threats promote enhanced acquisition and persistence of reactive fear-learning circuits.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 117, no. 28, July 2020, pp. 16678–89. Pubmed, doi:10.1073/pnas.2004258117. Full Text

Faul, Leonard, et al. “Differential contribution of anterior and posterior midline regions during mental simulation of counterfactual and perspective shifts in autobiographical memories.Neuroimage, vol. 215, July 2020, p. 116843. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116843. Full Text

Faul, L., et al. “Inhibitory control mediates a negative relationship between body mass index and intelligence: A neurocognitive investigation.Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience, vol. 19, no. 2, Apr. 2019, pp. 392–408. Epmc, doi:10.3758/s13415-019-00695-2. Full Text

Lyle, Keith B., et al. “Bimanual coordination positively predicts episodic memory: A combined behavioral and MRI investigation.Brain and Cognition, vol. 118, Nov. 2017, pp. 71–79. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2017.07.009. Full Text