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Organization profile

Organization profile

The SSRI Mission

Our mission is to foster research that addresses critical human and social problems at the local, national, and international levels. We do so by bringing together researchers from different disciplines around emerging areas of study, and by providing consultation, financial support, shared, accessible infrastructure, and services to social scientists at Penn State.

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    Xiaoxiao Bai

    Person: Academic

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    Raeven Faye Chandler

    Person: Academic

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    Research Output

    #Science: The Potential and the Challenges of Utilizing Social Media and Other Electronic Communication Platforms in Health Care

    Gijsen, V., Maddux, M., Lavertu, A., Gonzalez-Hernandez, G., Ram, N., Reeves, B., Robinson, T., Ziesenitz, V., Shakhnovich, V. & Altman, R., Jan 1 2020, In : Clinical and Translational Science. 13, 1, p. 26-30 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Adaptive mobile health intervention for adolescents with asthma: Iterative user-centered development

    Fedele, D. A., Cushing, C. C., Koskela-Staples, N., Patton, S. R., McQuaid, E. L., Smyth, J. M., Prabhakaran, S., Gierer, S. & Nezu, A. M., May 2020, In : JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 8, 5, e18400.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Addiction Research Consortium: Losing and regaining control over drug intake (ReCoDe)—From trajectories to mechanisms and interventions

    Heinz, A., Kiefer, F., Smolka, M. N., Endrass, T., Beste, C., Beck, A., Liu, S., Genauck, A., Romund, L., Banaschewski, T., Bermpohl, F., Deserno, L., Dolan, R. J., Durstewitz, D., Ebner-Priemer, U., Flor, H., Hansson, A. C., Heim, C., Hermann, D., Kiebel, S. & 24 others, Kirsch, P., Kirschbaum, C., Koppe, G., Marxen, M., Meyer-Lindenberg, A., Nagel, W. E., Noori, H. R., Pilhatsch, M., Priller, J., Rietschel, M., Romanczuk-Seiferth, N., Schlagenhauf, F., Sommer, W. H., Stallkamp, J., Ströhle, A., Stock, A. K., Winterer, G., Winter, C., Walter, H., Witt, S., Vollstädt-Klein, S., Rapp, M. A., Tost, H. & Spanagel, R., Mar 1 2020, In : Addiction Biology. 25, 2, e12866.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 5 Scopus citations

    A Diagnostic Procedure for Detecting Outliers in Linear State–Space Models

    You, D., Hunter, M., Chen, M. & Chow, S. M., Mar 3 2020, In : Multivariate Behavioral Research. 55, 2, p. 231-255 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Adolescent E-cigarette use trajectories and subsequent alcohol and marijuana use

    Park, E., Livingston, J. A., Wang, W., Kwon, M., Eiden, R. D. & Chang, Y. P., Apr 2020, In : Addictive Behaviors. 103, 106213.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Adults want to play too: Feasibility of an adult physical activity program designed to maximize enjoyment

    Upham, K., Auer, B. J., Sciamanna, C. N., Mowen, A. J., Smyth, J. M., Conroy, D. E., Silvis, M., Kraschnewski, J. L., Rovniak, L. S., Lehman, E., Kearcher, K., Vizzini, M. & Cesarone, L., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 17, 2, p. 230-235 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Affect Relative to Day-Level Drinking Initiation: Analyzing Ecological Momentary Assessment Data With Multilevel Spline Modeling

    Russell, M. A., Linden-Carmichael, A. N., Lanza, S. T., Fair, E. V., Sher, K. J. & Piasecki, T. M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Age-related changes in the relation between preschoolers’ anger and persistence

    Ramsook, K. A., Benson, L., Ram, N. & Cole, P. M., May 1 2020, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 44, 3, p. 216-225 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A Longitudinal Study of Gun Violence Attitudes: Role of Childhood Aggression and Exposure to Violence, and Early Adolescent Bullying Perpetration and Victimization

    Nickerson, A. B., Shisler, S., Eiden, R. D., Ostrov, J. M., Schuetze, P., Godleski, S. A. & Delmerico, A. M., Jan 2 2020, In : Journal of School Violence. 19, 1, p. 62-76 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    A Mixed Methods Cross-Cultural Study to Compare Youth Drinking Cultures in Italy and the USA

    Aresi, G., Cleveland, M. J., Vieno, A., Beccaria, F., Turrisi, R. & Marta, E., Mar 1 2020, In : Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being. 12, 1, p. 231-255 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Equipment

  • Projects

    Language and Aging Lab

    Diaz, M. T.

    National Institute on Aging


    Project: Research project