At the Anxiety and Trauma Research Program at the University of Southern Mississippi, we aim to examine anxiety-related vulnerability factors including anxiety sensitivity, distress tolerance, and cognitive biases. We are primarily focused on how these factors impact anxiety, trauma, and suicide-related psychopathology.
Current research projects in the lab involve:
Congrats to Lab Director, Dan Capron on being named Nina Bell Suggs Professor: http://news.usm.edu/article/usm-names-nina-bell-suggs-endowed-professorship-recipients-2017-18
Our research assistants recently presented in the University of Southern Mississippi's Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity:
An Exploration of the Effects of Pronoun Usage in Questionnaires on the Measurement of Anxiety Sensitivity - Oral presentation, Destiny Reynolds
Loneliness and Attachment - Poster presentation, Shelby McGrew
Belief in a Dangerous World and Psychopathy - Oral presentation, Katie Lolley
Congratulations to Destiny Reynolds for winning first place in the Behavioral Science (Adult) category and the DCUR award!
Congratulations to Britney Diaz-Roman, a high school student assisted by Dr. Capron, for placing second in the University of Southern Mississippi Region I Science and Engineering Fair and first at the Mississippi State Science and Engineering Fair!
Photos from AAS 2017: