Kristen Lindquist

Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

What She Studies

The nature of emotion—what emotions are, how they are created, and how we experience and perceive them in daily life.

in the news

Nonverbal Accents: Cultural Nuances in Emotional Expression

A 2012 meta-analysis by Kristen Lindquist, Lisa Feldman Barrett, and colleagues found that no one particular brain region is active for a specific emotion.
— APS Observer


What Faces Can’t Tell Us

Findings strongly suggest that emotions are not universally recognized in facial expressions.
— The New York Times


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Department of Psychology
Campus Box #3270, Davie Hall 321
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Phone: 919-843-6260