Clinical Psychology: Psychosocial aspects of adapting to chronic disease and/or traumatic injury; HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Health equity & reducing health disparities
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Diversity & inclusion in the workplace
Molecular Neuroscience Department: Description and generation of dendritic morphology, hippocampus, human memory, neuron classification, semantic maps
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Leadership Development Systems, Training, Skill Decay, Career Progression, Coaching and Mentoring
How human performance is helped or hindered by the design of tools that help us accomplish everyday tasks.
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Animal models of neuropsychiatric disorders; behavioral phenotyping; behavioral neuropharmacology
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: multidimensional item response theory, computer adaptive testing, differential item functioning (item bias), and moderator variables
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Work and family issues, human error, individual differences.
Development and learning of young children (preschool through Grade 3); young children's approaches to learning, cognition, and language; Effective professional development for adult learners
Intimate partner violence survivors’ perceptions of justice, ally development
Clinical Psychology: empowerment, resilience, community-based learning, transformative education, civic engagement, intimate partner violence, survivor-centered services
Clinical Psychology: Emotion regulation and the development of psychopathology and substance use in adolescence; Parent-focused interventions; Bio-psycho-social models of emotion
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: learning and memory processes in both humans and animals
Applied Developmental Psychology: Emotion-focused teaching; Early childhood education; Classroom quality and teacher–student interactions; Quantitative Methods.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Job performance, judgment and decision-making, work situations, personality, job attitudes and job-related mood/emotions, and psychological approaches to the study of cybersecurity.
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Animal behavior and cognition, especially communication, social hierarchy, and the effects of domestication; the teaching of psychology
Applied Developmental Psychology: Social and emotional development of children
Applied Developmental Psychology: Executive function, cognitive control, self-control, cognitive development, conceptual development
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Main areas of research include testing and psychometrics, personnel selection, legal issues in the workplace, and the psychology of emerging technologies.
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Neural substrates of memory, neural and cognitive development, stress and behavioral control, real-time brain activity focus in a multidisciplinary setting
Clinical Psychology: adolescent suicide, adolescent substance abuse, development of cognitive behavioral prevention and intervention programs for adolescent mental health problems
Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors
Clinical Psychology: personality traits and psychosocial factors influencing the co-morbidity and maintenance of addictive behavior patterns
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: The role of metals in learning and memory, including their role in Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Applied Developmental Psychology: Developmental Psychology; Social Cognitive Development; Social and Emotional Learning; Play, Pretend, Imagination; Theatre, Drama and The Arts
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Genetic modulation of cognitive and brain aging, interventions for cognitive aging (behavioral and non-invasive brain stimulation).
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Vigilance, Response Inhibition, Disaster and Emergency Response, Interaction of Cognitive and Physical Performance, Wearable Interfaces, Working Dogs
the study of social and emotional competence, with a specific interest in preschoolers' emotion regulation
Financial decision-making, sport psychology, and humor.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Organizational behavior and development, community involvement in public safety selection and promotion, change management, and personnel psychology and selection.
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Autism spectrum disorders, fMRI, cerebellum, sex differences, social perception
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Human Performance, Wearable Technology, Multi-Tasking, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Trust in Automation
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Employee well-being; Emotions at work; Job attitudes; personality; Team performance; virtual work; metaperceptions; measurement and statistical issues
Meaning and purpose in life, psychological strengths, psychological flexibility, social relationships, stress management, and interventions to enhance well-being
Computational cognitive modeling, computational social science
developing the cognitive, literacy, and numeracy abilities of children from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socio-economic backgrounds as well as on the professional development of preservice and inservice teachers
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Effective management of teams; Strengthening the human side of work organizations.
The effect of stress on the pathology of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Applied Developmental Psychology: Adolescent Development, Peer Relationships, Friendships, Social Network Analysis, Psychological Adjustment, Ethnic-Racial Identity Development, Intergroup Peer Relationships, Biological Processes, which Underpin Stress, Social Status, and Immunity
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Employee well-being; burnout; work-life balance; organizational work-life policies; leisure; meaningful work; career management and decision-making; gender and well-being.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Psychometrics, faking Issues in personnel selection, personality and individual differences, non-cognitive assessments development, machine learning and big data, technology-based assessments (e.g., game-based assessments) in I/O
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Human factors in transportation and medical systems; social interactions; intelligent systems; intelligent virtual agents; multimodal interface
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: General and cognitive acuity theory development and validation, personnel selection, personality measurement, survey research.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Sexual harassment bystander intervention, occupational well-being, leadership and teams
Clinical Psychology: Maddux's major scholarly interest is the interface of social, clinical, and health psychology, which is concerned with the ways that theory and research from social psychology can help us understand psychological adjustment, psychological disorders, and health-related behavior.
assessments in educational decision-making; whole-school improvement via multi-tiered service delivery models; collaboration between special and general educators; benefits of social-emotional teaching on a variety of student outcomes
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Human-machine teaming; assessment of task stress, workload and fatigue; cognition and emotion; driver behavior; individual differences in human performance
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Cognitive control, action monitoring, error monitoring, attention
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Research methods and data analysis with a particular interest in measurement.
Clinical Psychology: adolescent, medical, eating, diabetes
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Higher Ed, Accessible Classrooms, Open Educational Resources
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Organizational Leadership, Workplace Inclusion, and Employee Motivation.
Trauma, anxiety and sex; Mental Health
Applied Developmental Psychology
Social Psychology: self-views, social construction of the self
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Visual attention, eye movements, working memory, attentional control, brain plasticity, and cognitive training
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Human-robot interaction, human-like robots, autonomous and adaptive systems, human-human teams, applications for augmented and virtual reality, diversity in robotics
How peers affect each others' education and social and emotional competence
Forensic Psychology, Law Enforcement Crisis De-Escalation, Victim Experiences, Psychology of Criminal Behavior
Clinical Psychology: Anxiety, stress/trauma reactions, and interpersonal relationships; scalable solutions to promote mental health
Cognitive-behavioral research, treatment, and theory of anxiety, mood, and related disorders.
Human Factors/Applied Cognition
Applied Developmental Psychology: Intellectual and developmental disabilities, especially  challenging behaviors and other forms of psychopathology (assessment, applied behavior analysis, epidemiology) and  socio-emotional development and social adaptation. For free access to the Behavior Problems Inventory (BPI-01 and BPI-S) see below.
Areas of assessment and measurement with children.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Employment Discrimination; Adverse Impact; Corporate Social Responsibility; DEI and Personnel Practices; Organizational Justice; Emotional Labor; Job Analysis, Selection, and Assessment; Assessment Centers
Clinical Psychology: Culturally responsive care; reducing mental health disparities; community-engagement, equity-informed implementation science
Human Factors/Applied Cognition
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Vigilance or sustained attention, Human-Computer interaction, trust in automation, team performance.
informal/nonformal education, creativity, design thinking, STEM/STEAM education, arts learning, museum education, sociocultural perspectives
Clinical Psychology: Well-being; exercise; sleep; physical health and longevity; social support; self-compassion; mental health apps; and help-seeking.
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: The effects of adolescent drug consumption, especially nicotine.
Forensic evaluation and intervention services for court-involved juveniles
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Kevin researches human performance, teamwork, multiteam performance, maximal performance, leadership, learning, and adaptation in high-stakes settings. He also studies the assessment, selection, training, and development practices and technology required to cultivate and sustain these phenomena.
Clinical Psychology: Developmental psychopathology, the moral emotions of shame and guilt, family violence, evaluation, and more generally centering around the topic of risk and antisocial behavior.
Clinical Psychology: * Moral Emotions and Cognitions, Self-Control, Helpful and Harmful Psychotherapy, Computer-Assisted Jail-based Interventions, Substance Misuse * Values and virtues (e.g., humility, forgiveness, self-compassion) * Self control generally, and emotion regulation specifically * Borderline Personality Disorder * Brief interventions for jail inmates * Motivational Interviewing * Mindfulness-based Interventions * Values Affirmations * Restorative Justice-themed Interventions * Reducing Substance Misuse * Reducing HIV risk behavior
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Occupational health psychology including stress, work-family, and safety; the employee-organization relationship including psychological contracts, social exchange theory, and the norm of reciprocity; organizational climate and culture; innovation and creativity; positive aging and retirement transitions; cross-cultural aspects of industrial organizational psychology.
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Examining how we recognize human movement and make sense of other peoples' actions and how this can be applied in specialized settings such as surveillance and in conditions in which human movement recognition may be impaired.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Occupational Health and Well-being; Work-family dynamics; Personality and Individual Differences
Clinical Psychology: minority mental health disparities; trust; self-disclosure; anxiety; patient-provider interactions in adults
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience, Time Perception, Space Perception, Datasharing
Diversity and inclusion; early childhood education; predictors and outcomes of STEM participation; leadership development
Applied Developmental Psychology: Children's transition to school, development of self-regulation/executive functioning, private speech, bilingual language development, the arts and child development, long-term pre-K effects, advanced course placement, and educational success and equity for children of color and immigrant students.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Steve has directed (or co-directed) funded research projects in the areas of multiteam systems, cyber security incident response teams, team performance, team mental models, leader-team interfaces, leadership training and development, leader adaptability, and executive coaching.