Emotion and Aging. Research focuses on emotion in adulthood and old age. In particular, he is interested in the interplay of cognitive processes, particularly attention, and emotion through the adult lifespan.
Studies how emotional experiences change with age, and how individual differences in predictors of emotion, such as optimism, may change throughout adulthood.
University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, M.A.
Stanford University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Dean's Mentoring Award (2009)
Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Award for Early Career Contributions in Behavioral and Social Gerontology (2009)
APA Division 20 Springer Early Career Achievement Award (2006)
Principal Investigator, Attention and Adult Emotion Regulation (National Institute on Aging) (2006)
Michael Laban Walzer ¿56 Award for Excellence in Teaching, Brandeis University (2004)
National Institute on Aging Grant: Time's Eye: Aging and Attention to Emotional Stimuli (2003)
Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, Dissertation Research Award (1999 - 2000)
Firestone Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Stanford University (1996)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (1996 - 1999)
Major Grant for Undergraduate Research, Stanford University (1995 - 1996)
Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University (1995)
Chappell-Lougee Scholar, Stanford University (1994 - 1995)
Psi Chi, Stanford University (1994)
Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship (1992 - 1996)
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