Social Neuroscience, Developmental Neuroscience, Emotion, Self-Regulation, Social Cognition


Chelsea Helion completed her BA in Psychology at Temple University and her PhD in Social Psychology at Cornell University. Following her PhD, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University. Her research uses both behavioral and neuroimaging methods to examine emotion, self-regulation, and social decision-making in adult and developmental populations.


Selected Publications

  • Helion, C., & Ochsner, K. N. (2018). The role of emotion regulation in moral judgment. Neuroethics, 11(3), 297-308.
  • Helion, C., & Pizarro, D. A. (2015). Beyond dual-processes: the interplay of reason and emotion in moral judgment. Handbook of neuroethics, 109-125.
  • Helion, C., & Gilovich, T. (2014). Gift cards and mental accounting: Green-lighting hedonic spending. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 27(4), 386-393.  

Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Social Psychology