35 People Results for the Tag: Individuality

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Sheri Berenbaum

Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics
Development and neuroendocrine basis of human sex-typed cognition and social behavior.

Sonia Cavigelli

Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Development of temperament/personality; relationship of temperament and social status to stress and health; individual differences in stress and health in the natural environment.

Bruce Gluckman

Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics; Professor of Neurosurgery; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Director, Penn State Center for Neural Engineering
The dynamics of neural systems, how group dynamics form or emerge from the coupled dynamics of individual units, and how to measure and interact with these systems.

John Hayes

Associate Professor of Food Science
Psychophysics of taste and flavor perception; role of genetic variation on food preferences

David Vandenbergh

Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Genetics of addiction in human populations and its neurobiological basis in animal models.

Frank Hillary

Associate Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neurology
Effects of brain injury and disease on functional brain organization; EEG and MRI-based examination of neuroplasticity in healthy and disrupted neural systems, including traumatic brain injury and multiple sclerosis.

Helen Kamens

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health
Identification of genetic mechanisms that contribute to complex behaviors with a special emphasis on alcohol and tobacco use.

Nancy Dennis

Associate Professor of Psychology
The cognitive and neural mechanisms that support learning and memory in young and older adults.

Nicole Etter

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development
The relationship between tactile sensation and skilled oral behaviors (e.g. speech and swallowing) in healthy young, aging, and clinical populations.

Stephen Wilson

Associate Professor of Psychology
Addictive behavior, with a specific focus on cigarette smoking.

Laura Klein

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

Frank Ritter

Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Psychology, Cognitive Science
Modeling effects of stress and behavior moderators on cognition within cognitive architectures.

Tyler Wagner

Adjunct Professor of Fisheries Ecology

Lisa Gatzke-Kopp

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Developmental neuroscience of psychopathology with a focus on aggression, hyperactivity, and substance abuse; relationship between experience, environment, and neurobiological dysfunction.

Charles Geier

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Adolescent neurodevelopment and risky decision making; emergence of substance use; fMRI methods

Orfeu Buxton

Professor of Biobehavioral Health
The causes of chronic sleep deficiency in the workplace, home, and society; the health consequences of chronic sleep deficiency, especially cardiometabolic outcomes, and the physiologic and social mechanisms by which these outcomes arise. Successful aging is a central focus of this work. Ongoing interdisciplinary human studies involve sleep loss, aging, and insomnia, as well as health disparities.

Kathryn Suzanne Scherf

Associate Professor of Psychology
Development of face and object representation in typically developing children and children with developmental disorders.

Jonas Rubenson

Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Integrating experimental and modeling approaches to study gait and skeletal muscle function during locomotion in both health and disease/impairment. In particular, the relationship between in vivo muscle mechanics and metabolic energetics and mechanisms underlying locomotor adaptation and optimization.

Anne-Marie Chang

Assistant Professor in Biobehavioral Health
Genetic analysis of sleep and circadian rhythms, cardio-metabolic function in humans; effects of light on sleep, circadian physiology, and neurobehavioral performance.

Barbara Jean Rolls

Professor and Helen A. Guthrie Chair of Nutritional Sciences; Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Janine Kwapis

Assistant Professor of Biology
Molecular and epigenetic mechanisms underlying learning and memory and age-related memory impairments.

Roger Beaty

Assistant Professor of Psychology
The cognitive neuroscience of creative thinking and problem solving.

Nikki Crowley

Assistant Research Professor
investigation of peptidergic transmission throughout the brain, using cell-specific and pathway-specific manipulations to understand how peptides alter neuronal signaling and behavior, particularly in the context of stress and drug use.

Emily Davenport

Assistant Professor of Biology
Understanding the complex relationship humans have with our microbiomes, using high-throughput sequencing technologies and novel computational and statistical techniques.

William Driscoll

Assistant Professor of Biology

Nilam Ram

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies; Professor of Psychology