Past Research

Audio-Visual Feedback Processing in Young Children

The purpose of this study was to examine how different feedback cues are processed in respect to behavioral patterns. We were specifically interested in developmental differences, as well as individual sensitivity to visual and auditory learning cues associated with task performance.
 

Neural Correlates of Emotion Processing

The purpose of this study was to learn about the development of children's emotion processing and selective attention. This study was a two-part, longitudinal study occurring over 2 years.

Child Affective Picture System

 The purpose of this study is to learn how preschoolers neurally process emotional storybook pictures. This study is done in collaboration with Dr. Elisabeth Harvey of the UMass Clinical Division.

Social Comparison, Emotions & Feedback in Young Adults
The purpose of this study was to examine the salience of social comparison feedback for young adults at risk of social anxiety.

Action Imitation and EEG Alpha Suppression in Children

The purpose of this study was to determine how EEG alpha modulation unfolds over the context and course of executive function demands in young children.

Reward Feedback and Performance Priming in Young Adults
The purpose of this study was to examine how differences in reward gain and loss feedback young adults task performance and feedback related event-related potentials (ERPs).
 

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Contextual Cues and Learning

The purpose of this study was to examine how certain contextual cues and gender stereotypes combine to impact task performance and perception of success among young adults.