Dr. Musser (she/her/hers) directs the ABC-ERICA Lab. The ABC-ERICA Lab is interested in furthering the understanding of a multitude of behavior problems of childhood and adolescence. These problems include those that involve disruptions in behavior, cognition, and emotion. The ABC-ERICA Lab has current projects including studies of childhood ADHD, anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, disruptive behavior problems, and teen cannabis abuse. The ABC-ERICA Lab uses a multi-method approach, which includes behavioral rating scales, computer-based laboratory tasks, lab-based interaction tasks, interviews, and measures of psychophysiological functioning to explore the development of typical and atypical behavioral, cognitive, and emotional functioning in youth.
Developmental Psychopathology Social Cognition Temperament (i.e., emotion, effortful control, self-regulation)