Rising Stars

Angelica Ronald

Birkbeck, University of London, UK http://www.bbk.ac.uk/psychology/our-staff/academic/angelica-ronald http://www.gel.bbk.ac.uk What does your research focus on? What causes people to have mental health problems across the lifespan. My research has so far focused on neurodevelopmental disorders, in particular, autism spectrum conditions. I am just starting a new project on the causes of psychotic More

Alan Castel

University of California, Los Angeles http://castel.bol.ucla.edu/ What does your research focus on? I study memory, metacognition and cognitive aging. I am interested in age-related differences in memory and cognition and how people make judgments and predictions about memory performance. Specifically, I am very interested in how people remember important information More

J. David Creswell

Carnegie Mellon University, Health and Human Performance Laboratory www.psy.cmu.edu/~creswell/ What does your research focus on? My research focuses on how the mind and brain influence our physical health. Much of my work examines basic questions about stress and coping and trying to understand how these factors can be modulated through More

Angela Duckworth

University of Pennsylvania www.sas.upenn.edu/~duckwort/ What does your research focus on? I study individual differences that predict achievement. In particular, I’m interested in self-control, defined as the regulation of emotion, attention, and behavior in the service of valued goals and standards, and grit, defined as sustained perseverance and passion for especially More

Dana Carney

Columbia University, Graduate School of Business www.columbia.edu/~dc2534/ What does your research focus on? I am interested in the incredible power of tiny, ordinary, nonverbal cues. What drew you to this line of research? Why is it exciting to you? I was drawn to this research because of how diagnostic these More