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is to study biological, cognitive, behavioral
and environmental factors that contribute
to the etiology and maintenance of anxiety disorders.
We use psychological, physiological, and neuroscientific measures to better understand how these factors differentiate between the development of normative fear and pathological anxiety.
We focus on information processing and specifically on fear learning.
Research on these learning processes provides unique opportunities for improving early detection and generating novel treatments for anxiety disorders.
Another line of research in our lab focuses on
There are very few factors that substantially affect the lives of people as much as sex and gender.
By using age-appropriate and culturally adapted measurements, we study typical and atypical gender development across the lifespan.
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