39 Publications


Espinosa*, L., Nook*, E. C., Asperholm, M., Collins, T., Davidow, J. Y., & Olsson, A. Social transmission of threat evaluations and feelings of distress: Experimental and computational evidence.
Fiedler, S. A., Lee, K. M., Nook, E. C., Lindquist, K. A., Gendron, M., & Satpute, A. B. Affective abstraction predicts variation in alexithymia, depression, and autism spectrum quotient.
Nencheva, M. L., Nook, E. C., Thornton, M. A., Lew-Williams, C., & Tamir, D. I. The co-emergence of emotion vocabulary and organized emotion dynamics in childhood. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/4hbz3
Nook, D. D., Nook, E. C., & Nook, B. C. Utilization of chiropractic care at The World Games 2017.
Rompilla, D. B., Nook, E. C., Stephens, J. E., Hittner, E. F., Mittal, V. A., & Haase, C. M. Emotion regulation improves verbal fluency but not inhibition or working memory in late life.

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Champoux-Larsson, M.-F., & Nook, E. C. How first- and second-language emotion words influence emotion perception in Swedish-English bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/e4675


Caballero, C., Nook, E. C., & Gee, D. G. (2023). Managing fear and anxiety in development: A framework for understanding the neurodevelopment of emotion regulation capacity and tendency. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 145, 105002. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.105002
Hegefeld, H. M., Satpute, A. B., Ochsner, K. N., Davidow, J. Y., & Nook, E. C. (2023). Fluency generating emotion words correlates with verbal measures but not emotion regulation, alexithymia, or depressive symptoms. Emotion, 23(8), 2259–2269. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0001229
Nook, E. C. (2023). The promise of affective language for identifying and intervening on psychopathology. Affective Science, 4(3), 517-521. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42761-023-00199-w
Nook, E. C., Nardini, C., Zacharek, S. J., Hommel, G., Spencer, H., Martino, A., Morra, A., Flores, S., Anderson, T., Marin, C., Silverman, W. K., Lebowitz, E. R., & Gee, D. G. (2023). Affective language spreads between anxious children and their mothers during a challenging puzzle task. Emotion, 23(6), 1513–1521. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0001203


Cohen, K. A., Shroff, A., Nook, E. C., & Schleider, J. L. (2022). Linguistic distancing predicts response to a digital single-session intervention for adolescent depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2022.104220
Nook, E. C., Hull, T. D., Nock, M. K., & Somerville, L. H. (2022). Linguistic measures of psychological distance track symptom levels and treatment outcomes in a large set of psychotherapy transcripts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(13), e2114737119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2114737119
Nook, E. C., Jaroszewski, A. C., Finch, E. F., & Choi-Kain, L. (2022). A cognitive-behavioral formulation of narcissistic self-esteem dysregulation. Focus, 20(4), 378-388. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.focus.20220055


Bentley, K. H., Coppersmith, D. L., Kleiman, E. M., Nook, E. C., Mair, P., Millner, A. J., Reid-Russell, A., Wang, S. B., Fortgang, R. G., Stein, M. B., Beck, S., Huffman, J. C., & Nock, M. K. (2021). Do patterns and types of negative affect during hospitalization predict short-term post-discharge suicidal thoughts and behaviors?. Affective Science, 2, 484-494. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42761-021-00058-6
Grisanzio, K. A., Sasse, S. F., Nook, E. C., Lambert, H. K., McLaughlin, K. A., & Somerville, L. H. (2021). Voluntary pursuit of negatively valenced stimuli from childhood to early adulthood. Developmental Science, 24(2), e13012. https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.13012
Jenness, J. L., Lambert, H. K., Bitrán, D., Blossom, J. B., Nook, E. C., Sasse, S. F., Somerville, L. H., & McLaughlin, K. A. (2021). Developmental variation in the associations of attention bias to emotion with internalizing and externalizing psychopathology. Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 49(6), 711-726. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10802-020-00751-3
Nook, E. C. (2021). Emotion differentiation and youth mental health: Current understanding and open questions. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 700298. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.700298
Nook, E. C., Flournoy, J. C., Rodman, A. M., Mair, P., & McLaughlin, K. A. (2021). High emotion differentiation buffers against internalizing symptoms following exposure to stressful life events in adolescence: An intensive longitudinal study. Clinical Psychological Science, 9(4), 699-718. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702620979786
Nook, E. C., Satpute, A. B., & Ochsner, K. N. (2021). Emotion naming impedes both cognitive reappraisal and mindful acceptance strategies of emotion regulation. Affective Science, 2(2), 187-198. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42761-021-00036-y
Rodman, A. M., Vidal Bustamante, C. M., Dennison, M. J., Flournoy, J. C., Coppersmith, D. D. L., Nook, E. C., Worthington, S., Mair, P., & McLaughlin, K. A. (2021). A year in the social life of a teenager: Within-person fluctuations in stress, phone communication, and anxiety and depression. Clinical Psychological Science, 9(5), 791-809. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702621991804


Franz, P. J., Nook, E. C., Mair, P., & Nock, M. K. (2020). Using topic modeling to detect and describe self-injurious and related content on a large-scale digital platform. Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior, 50(1), 5-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12569
Nook, E. C., Stavish, C. M., Sasse, S. F., Lambert, H. K., Mair, P., McLaughlin, K. A., & Somerville, L. H. (2020). Charting the development of emotion comprehension and abstraction from childhood to adulthood using observer-rated and linguistic measures. Emotion, 20(5), 773-792. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000609
Nook*, E. C., Vidal Bustamante*, C. M., Cho, H. Y., & Somerville, L. H. (2020). Use of linguistic distancing and cognitive reappraisal strategies during emotion regulation in children, adolescents, and young adults. Emotion, 20(4), 525-540. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000570
Olsson, A., Pärnamets, P., Nook, E. C., & Lindström, B. (2020). Social learning of threat and safety. In M. S. Gazzaniga, G. R. Mangun, & D. Poeppel (Eds.), The Cognitive Neurosciences (6th ed.). MIT Press.
Satpute, A. B., Nook, E. C., & Cakar, M. (2020). The role of language in the construction of emotion and memory: A predictive coding view. In R. Lane & L. Nadel (Eds.), Neuroscience of Enduring Change: Implications for Psychotherapy. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190881511.003.0004
Weissman, D. G., Nook, E. C., Dews, A. A., Miller, A. B., Lambert, H. K., Sasse, S. F., Somerville, L. H., & McLaughlin, K. A. (2020). Low emotional awareness as a transdiagnostic mechanism underlying psychopathology in adolescence. Clinical Psychological Science, 8(6), 971-988. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167702620923649


Nook, E. C., & Somerville, L. (2019). Emotion concept development from childhood to adulthood. In M. Neta & I. J. Haas (Eds.), Emotion in the Mind and Body, Proceedings of the 66th Nebraska Symposium on Motivation (pp. 11-41). Springer.


Nook, E. C., Dodell-Feder, D., Germine, L. T., Hooley, J. M., DeLisi, L. E., & Hooker, C. I. (2018). Weak dorsolateral prefrontal response to social criticism predicts worsened mood and symptoms following social conflict in people at familial risk for schizophrenia. NeuroImage: Clinical, 18, 40-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2018.01.004
Nook, E. C., Sasse, S. F., Lambert, H. K., McLaughlin, K. A., & Somerville, L. H. (2018). The nonlinear development of emotion differentiation: Granular emotional experience is low in adolescence. Psychological Science, 29(8), 1346-1357. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797618773357


Nook, E. C., Sasse, S. F., Lambert, H. K., McLaughlin, K. A., & Somerville, L. H. (2017). Increasing verbal knowledge mediates development of multidimensional emotion representations. Nature Human Behaviour, 1, 881-889. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0238-7
Nook, E. C., Schleider, J. L., & Somerville, L. H. (2017). A linguistic signature of psychological distancing in emotion regulation. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 146(3), 337-346. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000263


Nook, D. D., Nook, E. C., & Nook, B. C. (2016). Utilization of chiropractic care at the World Games 2013. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 39(9), 693-704. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmpt.2016.09.005
Nook, E. C., Ong, D. C., Morelli, S. A., Mitchell, J. P., & Zaki, J. (2016). Prosocial conformity: Prosocial norms generalize across behavior and empathy. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 42(8), 1045-62. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167216649932
Satpute, A. B., Nook, E. C., Narayanan, S., Shu, J., Weber, J., & Ochsner, K. N. (2016). Emotions in "black and white" or shades of gray? How we think about emotion shapes our perception and neural representation of emotion. Psychological Science, 27(11), 1428-1442.


Nook, E. C., Lindquist, K. A., & Zaki, J. (2015). A new look at emotion perception: Concepts speed and shape facial emotion recognition. Emotion, 15(5), 569-78. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0039166
Nook, E. C., & Zaki, J. (2015). Social norms shift behavioral and neural responses to foods. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(7), 1412-26. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00795