Bio-X Affiliated Faculty

Dr. Gotlib's current interests include:

  • social, cognitive, and biological factors in affective disorders;
  • neural and cognitive processing of emotional stimuli and reward by depressed persons;
  • behavioral activation and anhedonia in depression;
  • social, emotional, and biological risk factors for depression in children.

In his research, Dr. Gotlib examines information-processing approaches to the study of the cognitive functioning of depressed and anxious children, adolescents, and adults, and the biological, emotional, and behavioral functioning of children of depressed mothers.