James J. Gross

Professor of Psychology and, by courtesy, Professor of Philosophy Director, Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory|

James J. Gross is the Ernest R. Hilgard Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, where he directs the Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory (https://spl.stanford.edu/). James’s research focuses on emotion regulation, and he has received a number of teaching and mentoring awards, including the Stanford Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize, the Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching (Stanford’s highest award for teaching), the Stanford Postdoctoral Mentoring Award (twice), the Society for Affective Science Inaugural Mentorship Award, and the APS Mentor Award from the Association for Psychological Science. James also has received research awards from the American Psychological Association, the Society for Psychophysiological Research, and the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, as well as Honorary Doctorates from UC Louvain in Belgium and Tilburg University in the Netherlands. James has over 600 publications, which have been cited more than 200,000 times. James is co-founding President for the Society for Affective Science, Founding Co-Editor-in-Chief of Affective Science, and a Fellow in the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


Research Article

The psychological impact of the COVID-19 lockdown in Italy: The moderating role of gender and emotion regulation

| Health Care for Women International | Volume 44, Issue 7-8: 885-902

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The affective benefits of nature exposure

| Social and Personality Psychology Compass | Volume 15, Issue 8

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Affective Benefits of Nature Contact: The Role of Rumination

| Frontiers in Psychology | Volume 12

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The affective benefits of nature exposure: What's nature got to do with it?

| Journal of Environmental Psychology | Volume 72: 101498

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Nature and mental health: An ecosystem service perspective

| Science Advances | Volume 5, Issue 7

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Nature experience reduces rumination and subgenual prefrontal cortex activation

| Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) | Volume 112, Number 28: 8567-8572

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The benefits of nature experience: Improved affect and cognition

| Landscape and Urban Planning | Volume 138: 41-50