Clinical Psychology: HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Psychosocial aspects of chronic disease and traumatic injury management
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
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
Clinical Psychology: Intimate partner violence survivors’ perceptions of justice, ally development
Clinical Psychology: empowerment, resilience, community-based learning, transformative education, civic engagement, intimate partner violence, client-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
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Executive and Leader Development
Social/emotional development, victimization, ethnic/racial composition of schools
aggression, relational aggression, preventative interventions, assessment, clinical treatment
Applied Developmental Psychology: Classrooms as a context for student learning and development; Teacher–student interactions; Classroom quality and variability; Social-emotional teaching, 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
Human Factors/Applied Cognition
Applied Developmental Psychology: Social and emotional development of children
Applied Developmental Psychology: Executive function, cognitive control, self-control, cognitive development, conceptual development
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
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
Applied Developmental Psychology: the study of social and emotional competence, with a specific interest in preschoolers' emotion regulation
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Autism spectrum disorders, fMRI, cerebellum, sex differences, social perception
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Employee well-being; Emotions at work; Job attitudes; personality; Individual and team performance in crises and extreme environments; flexible work arrangements; telework; 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
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, Development of Ethnically Diverse and Immigrant Youth, Psychological Adjustment, Social Networks, Peer Influence, Social Network Analysis, Physiological Processes to Stress, Social Status, and Immunity
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Worker well-being; worker health; work-life issues; leisure; emotions; positive worker characteristics; work stress and stress management; gender and well-being.
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Psychometrics, Faking Issues in personnel selection, Personality and individual differences, Non-cognitive assessments development, 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
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Organizational trauma, systems theory, organizational development, organizational change
Clinical Psychology: My 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. My professional mission is to enhance well-being around the world through the promotion of psychological science.
Applied Developmental Psychology: 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
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Cognitive control, action monitoring, selective 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
Applied Developmental Psychology: Children and life span development- particularly helping children who lag in cognitive development catch up to their peers.
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Visual attention, eye movements, working memory, attentional control, brain plasticity, and cognitive training
Human Factors/Applied Cognition
Applied Developmental Psychology: 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, with a particular focus on romantic relationships.
Cognitive-behavioral research, treatment, and theory of anxiety, mood, and related disorders.
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: - Workplace Bias and Employment-Related Legal Issues - Organizational Justice, Behavioral Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Humanitarian Work Psychology - Emotions in the Workplace, Emotional Labor - The Assessment Center Method, Technology in Assessment, Legal Issues in Assessment - Cross-Cultural Issues Related to Workplace Justice and Assessment - The Science of Organizational Science, Research Ethics, and Integrity
Human Factors/Applied Cognition
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Vigilance or sustained attention, Human-Computer interaction, trust in automation, team performance.
Clinical Psychology: Well-being; exercise; sleep; physical health and longevity; social support; self-compassion; mental health apps; and help-seeking.
Applied Developmental Psychology: Relationship between Executive Functioning and Weight Management in Early Childhood; Educational Trajectories of Children with Emotional Disability (ED)
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 (e.g., shame, guilt, empathy) * 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
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Leadership Leader Development Leadership Development Leader/ship Development Assessment Leader Coaching Organizational research and statistical methods in I/O Psychology
social change, attitudes, persuasion, social motivation, growth and fixed mindsets, intergroup relations, belief strength, organizational influences, uncertainty
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience, Time Perception, Space Perception, Datasharing
Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Social Robotics, Embodied Cognition, Mind Perception, Trust in Human-Robot Teaming
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
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.