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Graduate Student in Clinical Psychology

Faculty Advisors: Naomi Friedman and Soo Rhee

Education

  • BA, Princeton University (Psychology, Minor in Dance) 2013
  • MA, University of Colorado Boulder, expected 2016
  • PhD, expected 2020

Research Interests

  • Emotion regulation, anger and depressive rumination
  • Genetic and environmental influences on comorbidity and risk for psychopathology

Publications & Presentations

du Pont, A., Gilbert, K. E., Welker, K. & Gruber, J. (in press). The emerging field of positive emotion dysregulation. To appear in: Handbook of Self-Regulation: Research, Theory and Applications (Eds. Kathleen Vohs & Roy Baumeister).

du Pont, A. & Gruber, J. (2015). Feeling High But Craving Low: Affect Valuation in Currently Manic and Remitted Bipolar I Disorder. Poster presented at the Emotion Pre-Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology(SPSP), in Long Beach, CA.
 
du Pont, A. & Gruber, J. (2015). Positive and Negative Emotion Differentiation in
Bipolar I Disorder: Associations with Well-Being and Clinical Functioning. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), in Long Beach, CA.
 
du Pont, A. & Gruber, J. (2015). Is Diversity the Spice of Life? Emodiversity in Bipolar I Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Affective Science (SAS), in Oakland, CA.
 
Boccagno, C, du Pont, A., Tugade, M. (2015). How willing are you to self-disclose? The
roles of mindfulness and positive affect in emotion vulnerability. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), in Long Beach, CA.
 
du Pont, A., Purcell, J., Barrett, L.F., & Gruber, J. (2014). Feeing more or just feeling good? Affective knowledge and increased arousal focus in bipolar I disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP), in Evanston, IL.
 
du Pont, A., & Hambrick, J. (2014). Social power and empathy: The mediating effects of self-focused emotionality. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Affective Science (SAS), in Bethesda, MD.
 
Tugade, M., & du Pont, A. (2014). The effects of daily positive emotion reminders on emotional complexity, physical health, and cognitive reasoning. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Affective Science (SAS), in Bethesda, Maryland.
 
Tugade, M., du Pont, A., & Boccagno, C. (2014). The effects of positive emotion differentiation on coping and problem-solving. Poster presented at the Emotion Pre-Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), in Austin, TX.
 
du Pont, A., Devlin, H.C., & Gruber, J.  (2013). The link between social power and generosity: The important role of positive emotions. Poster presented at the Emotion Pre-Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), in New Orleans, LA.