James E. Sorenson is a second year graduate student in the Stanford Mood and Anxiety Disorders lab. He is interested in emotion and cognition, especially in understanding the connections between psychopathology and how people learn about and represent emotionally significant information. He received his B.S. in Psychology from Michigan State University where he studied rumination and executive functioning. Before joining the Stanford Mood and Anxiety Disorders lab, he studied information processing and psychopathy as a member of the Newman Lab at the University of Wisconsin.