Research Projects

Data Collection Phase

(we are actively recruiting and testing participants)

ASD Project
  • Examines emotion recognition ability from body and faces using eye-tracking in subjects with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Project manager: Christopher Prickett
Pain Project
  • Examines the relation between pain, emotion regulation, and beliefs of injustice in a pediatric pain sample.
  • Project manager: Megan Nguyen
Sleep Project
  • Examines the physiological correlates of sleep in patients with mild cognitive impairments and relates them to executive functions and memory function.
  • Project manager: Yajun (Mia) Jia 

Data processing/analysis phase

(We are actively working with the data and/or writing up key research questions)
Math Project
  • Examines the role of emotion regulation at neural and behavioral levels during a math task.
  • Project manager: Mahati Kopparla
Stress Project
  • Examines physiological correlates of social and cognitive stressors in a sample of college students high in anxiety and whether these measures change with a biofeedback/mindfulness intervention.
  • Project manager: Brenna Lin
LIMO Project
  • Examines the relation between emotion regulation and literacy development in early problematic readers using physiological and behavioral measures.
  • Project manager: Qinxin Shi (and co-manager Linda Sun)
Insight Project
  • Examines skin conductance correlates of moments of insight.
  • Collaboration with the Department of Engineering and the University of Florida.
  • Project manager: Beth Nam

Archived projects phase

(Key manuscripts published and/or submitted. We still publish from these data)
Antisocial Behavior Project
  • Examines the characterization and treatment of child problem behaviors using physiological and behavioral measures.
  • Datasets from the University of Toronto
  • Project manager: Steven Woltering
ADHD Project
  • Examines the characterization and treatment of ADHD using the working memory intervention program using neural and behavioral measures.
  • Datasets from the University of Toronto
  • Project manager: Steven Woltering 
Impulsivity Project
  • Examines neural correlates of self-regulation in obese adolescents.
  • Project manager: Siqi Chen 
Developmental Project
  • Examines (co)development of externalizing and internalizing behaviors and their relation with measures of self-regulation.
  • Datasets from Jan Hughes’ project Achieve
  • Project manager: Qinxin Shi