Laura Klein

Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Laura Klein

Research Summary

Biobehavioral effects of stress on drug abuse; sex differences in neuroendocrine and behavioral stress responses; nicotine regulation of stress reactivity.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Hydrocortisone Caregivers Health Dementia Sleep Caffeine Testosterone Area Under Curve Asthma Trajectories Salivary Alpha Amylases Family Health Brain Biomarkers Anger Research Conflict (Psychology) Anxiety Nursing Reward Diet Rheumatoid Arthritis Nicotine Autism Spectrum Disorder Educator

Most Recent Papers

Emotional State Can Affect Inflammatory Responses to Pain Among Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Jennifer E. Graham-Engeland, Sunmi Song, Ambika Mathur, David A. Wagstaff, Laura Cousino Klein, Courtney Whetzel, William T. Ayoub, 2019, Psychological reports on p. 2026-2049

Asthma induction during development and adult lung function, behavior and brain gene expression

Jasmine I. Caulfield, Michael J. Caruso, Rebecca A. Bourne, Nicole R. Chirichella, Laura C. Klein, Timothy Craig, Robert H. Bonneau, Avery August, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2018, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience

Fitting a model to behavior reveals what changes cognitively when under stress and with caffeine

Sue E. Kase, Frank Edward Ritter, Jeanette M. Bennett, Laura Klein, Michael Schoelles, 2017, Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures on p. 1-9

Peri-adolescent asthma symptoms cause adult anxiety-related behavior and neurobiological processes in mice

Jasmine I. Caulfield, Michael J. Caruso, Kerry C. Michael, Rebecca A. Bourne, Nicole R. Chirichella, Laura C. Klein, Timothy Craig, Robert H. Bonneau, Avery August, Sonia A. Cavigelli, 2017, Behavioural Brain Research on p. 244-255

Diurnal salivary alpha-amylase dynamics among dementia family caregivers

Yin Liu, Douglas A. Granger, Kyungmin Kim, Laura C. Klein, David M. Almeida, Steven H. Zarit, 2017, Health Psychology on p. 160-168

Effects on cigarette consumption of a work-family supportive organisational intervention

David A. Hurtado, Cassandra A. Okechukwu, Orfeu M. Buxton, Leslie Hammer, Ginger C. Hanson, Phyllis Moen, Laura Klein, Lisa F. Berkman, 2016, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health on p. 1155-1161

Sleep duration and the cortisol awakening response in dementia caregivers utilizing adult day services

Amanda N. Leggett, Yin Liu, Laura Cousino Klein, Steven H. Zarit, 2016, Health Psychology on p. 465-473

Exposure to nicotine increases nicotinic acetylcholine receptor density in the reward pathway and binge ethanol consumption in C57BL/6J adolescent female mice

Alicia R. Locker, Michael J. Marks, Helen M. Kamens, Laura Cousino Klein, 2016, Brain Research Bulletin on p. 13-22

Anticipating an easier day

Laura Cousino Klein, Kyungmin Kim, David M. Almeida, Elia E. Femia, Michael J. Rovine, Steven H. Zarit, 2016, Gerontologist on p. 303-312

Associations between the awakening responses of salivary α-amylase and cortisol with self-report indicators of health and wellbeing among educators

Deirdre A. Katz, Mark T. Greenberg, Patricia A. Jennings, Laura Klein, 2016, Teaching and Teacher Education on p. 98-106

Most-Cited Papers

Frontiers in the use of biomarkers of health in research on stress and aging

Jennifer R. Piazza, David M. Almeida, Natalia O. Dmitrieva, Laura C. Klein, 2010, Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences on p. 513-525

Effectiveness of the gluten-free, casein-free diet for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

Christine M. Pennesi, Laura Cousino Klein, 2012, Nutritional Neuroscience on p. 85-91

Synchrony of diurnal cortisol pattern in couples

Siwei Liu, Michael J. Rovine, Laura Cousino Klein, David M. Almeida, 2013, Journal of Family Psychology on p. 579-588

A workplace intervention improves sleep

Ryan Olson, Tori L. Crain, Todd E. Bodner, Rosalind King, Leslie B. Hammer, Laura Cousino Klein, Leslie Erickson, Phyllis Moen, Lisa F. Berkman, Orfeu M. Buxton, 2015, Sleep health on p. 55-65

The effects of adult day services on family caregivers' daily stress, affect, and health

Steven H. Zarit, Kyungmin Kim, Elia E. Femia, David M. Almeida, Laura C. Klein, 2014, Gerontologist on p. 570-579

Work-family conflict, cardiometabolic risk, and sleep duration in nursing employees

Lisa F. Berkman, Sze Yan Liu, Leslie Hammer, Phyllis Moen, Laura Cousino Klein, Erin Kelly, Martha Fay, Kelly Davis, Mary Durham, Georgia Karuntzos, Orfeu M. Buxton, 2015, Journal of occupational health psychology on p. 420-433

Caffeine and stress alter salivary α-amylase activity in young men

Laura C. Klein, Jeanette M. Bennett, Courtney A. Whetzel, Douglas A. Granger, Frank E. Ritter, 2010, Human Psychopharmacology on p. 359-367

Anticipating an easier day

Laura Cousino Klein, Kyungmin Kim, David M. Almeida, Elia E. Femia, Michael J. Rovine, Steven H. Zarit, 2016, Gerontologist on p. 303-312

The role of daily activities in youths' stress physiology

Susan Marie McHale, Michelle K. Blocklin, Kimberly N. Walter, Kelly D. Davis, David Almeida, Laura Klein, 2012, Journal of Adolescent Health on p. 623-628

Testosterone trajectories and reference ranges in a large Longitudinal sample of male adolescents

Ammar Khairullah, Laura Klein, Suzanne M. Ingle, Margaret T. May, Courtney A. Whetzel, Elizabeth J. Susman, Tomáš Paus, 2014, PloS one