The current focus of Dr. Ickes’ UTA Social Interaction Lab is the study of a number of new personality dimensions that he and his students have introduced: adherence to conventional morality; strength of sense-of-self; affect intensity for anger and frustration; and thin-skinned ego defensiveness.
Dr. Liegey-Dougall and her students conduct research in health psychology, including such subjects as long-term stress, chronic pain, exercise psychology, and psychoneuroimmunology.
Dr. Perrotti’s lab group studies how anxiety and female gender influence the induction, development, progression and neurobiology of drug addiction. Another area of interest is in the biochemical and neuroendocrine factors which predispose certain individuals to respond differentially to drugs of abuse.
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in 2014 at SFN in Washington, D.C.
Left to right: Dr. Yuan B Peng, and his lab members, Dr. Jiwei He, Dr. Mayanja Kajumba, Dr. Ailing Li, Dr. Amber Harris, Jennifer Strand, and Breeanne Soteros